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This fundraiser ended on 12/01/12

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Uniting to raise money for Dr. James Ungar's family. Both parents have died within 2 months. Please show your support!

Please help the Ungar family!!!! Our Dad died suddenly on August 2, 2012 from a fatal airplane crash :-(( A physician and a pilot, our Dad was on a humanitarian mission to Mexico to administer free health care to those less fortunate. On the day of the accident, he flew to Truckee, CA to pick up a couple other EMS volunteers but he had trouble getting the plane off the ground. A very accomplished pilot, he wished to examine the issue further, suspecting it may have been a weight distribution problem. He requested the other two passengers exit the plane, attempting the second take-off alone. After struggling to climb 125 feet in the air, the plane flipped upside down and crashed into a hanger. Our father died upon impact. He saved the lives of two people before his own life was taken. He was a hero and remains one to all who knew him.

My brother and sister's mother (from our father's first marriage) passed away just 2 months after our father. She was a loving mother, wife, and grandmother. It has been much to endure, but we are hanging on.

We have very little money. Our father had 7 animals; 3 dogs, 3 cats, and a 34-year old parrot that have gone to good homes, but the new owners weren't expecting to take these animals and they need food. Veterinary bills can be costly too. I am his youngest writing on behalf of the family. For our Dad, there had been no life insurance and no will. We are trying to do the best we can and the right thing for our Dad, Mom and for the entire family. They died as heros to many. Please help. Any donations would be appreciated from the bottom of our hearts. Thank you!!

Please note: The "Ungar Family Crisis" Give Forward fundraiser is not affiliated with Los Medicos Valadores "Jim Ungar memorial fund." The Los Medicos Valadores fund has been set up to raise money for their organization for surgical equipment. All proceeds from the "Ungar Family Crisis" Give Forward fund will be donated directly to the family. Just wanted to clear up any confusion. Thanks again for showing your love and support!!!

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