LANCASTER, TEXAS – Angie Rodriguez could not preserve her 15-yr-outdated daughter from their burning household. It can be something she’ll are living with for the relaxation of her existence. 

“Life just isn’t the same any more mainly because I did not just eliminate my household, I misplaced myself — a minor piece of me,” claimed Rodriguez in her native language of Spanish.

Her daughter, Jacqueline Rodriguez, was household sick on January 17, almost two weeks ago. 

Her mother remaining to get her drugs. Though she was absent, something brought on their Lancaster household to go up in flames. Rodriguez tried to get her daughter out — even smashing a window as she tried to get to her. 

The City of Lancaster claimed the bring about of the hearth is continue to below investigation. When firefighters arrived at the household of Interurban highway, there were hefty flames. Two firefighters were dealt with for smoke inhalation soon after trying to pull the teen from the burning household. 

“The neighbors experienced to restrain her mainly because there was just nothing she could do,” claimed Alfonzo Solis who’s mom life across the road. 

Solis has manufactured it his mission to assistance the Rodriguez spouse and children that has misplaced a daughter and been remaining homeless. 

“We are not able to transform back the clock, but just about anything that I can do to assistance them I want to,” Solis claimed. 

This is where by there two stories cross paths. Fifteen-yr-outdated Jacqueline was an organ donor. Her spouse and children claimed her organs went on to assistance a number of people today.

That is something Solis is quite familiar with. His wife was an organ donor as well.

“She fell asleep and she hardly ever woke up and that was it,” he claimed. 

When she died additional than 10 a long time ago, her organs went on to assistance five other people today in need to have. All these a long time later, he’s comforted figuring out his wife death introduced other people existence. 

“Wherever she’s been I have been, this spouse and children has misplaced a daughter — I misplaced a wife,” he claimed. 

He’s established a GoFundMe page and is inquiring for the communities for assistance as the Rodriguez spouse and children performs to rebuild. 

“Now she’s preserving people today, she saved three life — in these people today, her existence proceeds,” claimed Rodriguez in Spanish. 

And that is something that is bittersweet, other life will carry on mainly because her minor woman misplaced hers. 

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