Twin 1-year-olds passed away in a home fire only days after their first birthdays – may they rest in peace.
A young loss is excruciatingly terrible; there is nothing more sad than hearing of a life cut short. This Georgia family has suffered tremendous grief that will be difficult to overcome.
The Bennetts were anticipating and organizing the first birthday of their twins, who had just been a year old on November 12, 2022. Obviously, any child’s first birthday is cause for celebration, and this was no exception.
However, the family had no idea that the disaster would happen.
Local firefighters were informed about the fire in the settlement around 3:25 am on Sunday. The fire department extinguished the fire immediately after arriving at the scene.
Unfortunately, the newborn twins perished in the fire. The family did not release the children’s names to the media, but said they were twins who had just turned one.
The twins’ parents were in the middle of organizing their first birthday, which, according to the family, took place a few days ago.
The state fire marshal concluded that the event was completely accidental.
Logan Bennett, the twins’ older sister, started a GoFundMe campaign to help pay end-of-life bills and other fees that arise after someone passes away. Everything will help them to endure this time, she wrote.
She also highlighted her younger siblings and how “much loved and missed” they are.
She added that the funeral is free, but the family is looking for financial help in other areas after the children’s loss. When the organizer stopped the contribution page, about $5,319 had been raised.
It is devastating to read about the loss of children, especially when they are newborns. We wish this family well and pray that they recover from this sad experience!