An unimaginable tragedy has led to a group doing what it does greatest: offering help.
TRINITY COUNTY, Texas — He’s solely 14, however Kanon has already endured a lifetime of damage.
His mom, 37-year-old Emily Heater, and two sisters, 10-year-old Braylee and 7-year-old Annie, died final week in a house fire in Trinity County. Kanon was the one survivor.
Kanon was left with the garments on his again, however he is getting help from the group and his mom’s associates are serving to, too.
“It took a couple days for us to all realize it wasn’t a dream. And that it really did happen,” Rebecca Michalsky stated. “I think all of us fell on the floor. Literally.”
Michalsky is one in all 5 greatest associates who went to highschool and grew up with Emily Heater in Deer Park. Even after college, they saved in contact.
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“Emily moved to Galveston and then eventually into Onalaska, but we all remained close,” Michalsky stated.
Michalsky stated the Heater family was full of love and the mom had a particular relationship together with her kids.
“They loved hugs. They loved kisses. They were just … they were precious,” Michalsky stated. “One of Emily’s quotes that resonates with us was: ‘Always inform your family members how essential they’re.'”
Kanon held a really particular position in the family.
“Her only boy. And they were very, very close. And he was such a good brother to his sisters,” Michalsky stated.
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She and her associates are nonetheless mourning the loss, however know they’ve to face robust to assist Kanon transfer ahead. They’re asking for the group to step up and assist.
“He lost everything. He left there with his pajamas on his back. He does not have anything,” Michalsky stated. “She would have wanted this and that’s what keeps a smile on our face and keeps us going — is knowing that we’re taking care of her boy.”
The Trinity County sheriff stated the reason for the fire continues to be below investigation.