A family who lost three of their children after an alleged drunk driver’s car fatally hit them earlier this year have posted a tribute to their eldest son on Facebook to celebrate his birthday.
On what would have been Antony Abdallah’s 14th birthday, the family has shared a heartbreaking video on the social media page dedicated to him, his two sisters – Angelina, 12, Sienna, 8 – and their 11-year-old cousin, Veronique Sakr, who were killed in the Oatlands tragedy, in Sydney’s northwest, which happened on February 1.
A video containing private family photos of Antony and his siblings was posted on The Four Angels Facebook page on Friday.
“Happy 14th Birthday my sweetheart. I love you more than words can describe,” the post began.
“You are celebrating today with God, Angelina, Sienna and Veronique.
“I am sure you are very happy and you feel extra special.
“Antony, you are my saint.
“We are separated for a short time only on this earth and we’ll be united in Heaven forever.”
The Facebook post was flooded with words of support for the family.
“Happy Birthday beautiful young boy,” one person wrote.
“This post only makes you realise that nothing is more important than our family and children. We could have the best of everything but when one big part of you is missing then all those things don’t matter,” another person said.
“Till today I still can’t believe what happened to these beautiful children it breaks my heart! can’t imagine losing so many family members,” a third person said.
Following their children’s deaths, thousands attended the funeral.
Their parents sat in front of three small white caskets and comforted their remaining children.
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