Paula Duranthe Colombian who was hospitalized in USA due to terminal cancer and who moved the country due to his painful history, died on January 24 due to his illness.
the fight of Paula Duran and Sergio VegaColombian couple who migrated To united statesoverturned the solidarity of a large part of Colombians and Latinos in the North American country.
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The young woman was diagnosed with aggressive cancer in the middle of her third child’s pregnancy and this ended up taking her life.
Thanks to the solidarity of the people and the diplomatic relations between the US and Colombia, the parents of the colombian They traveled with their donated tickets and a humanitarian visa to the North American giant to accompany her during the last days.
Natalia Vargas, a close friend of Paula and who was the person who led the campaign on social networks to help the young woman, confirmed the news through her social networks.
“We love you! We fight for you! And even if you are no longer here, we will always continue with our hearts open to your family! Thank you for teaching us the true meaning of life, for teaching us to value every second. You taught us to be brave, to fight and not to lose faith. we love you paula!”, posted on his Instagram.
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According to relatives of the colombianshe was very serious during the last hours and her breathing was already very affected and did not respond to stimuli.
The heartfelt message from her husband
Through a live broadcast on social media, Sergio Vega said that he now has an angel in heaven who will protect his family. After arriving in the United States eight months ago with different plans for her family, he now believes that she will watch over her children from heaven.
“Sometimes I don’t think so. Right now he was talking at the funeral home, I never imagined that would happen to him. It hurts my soul, it tears me apart, it was part of my life. It motivated me to do many things. It stays in my heart and mind.” express.
He appreciated each of the moments that he lived next to her, next to the ‘monkey‘ as he called her.
“There were moments of joy, moments of sadness, but wonderful. We always had faith. She died in my arms, I hugged her and was there until her last breath. I want to thank her and that we pray a lot for her. She is up in the arms of God, very soon I will be with her, ”he continued.
He also sent a message of strength to doña Iris and Éder, the Paula’s parents who managed to travel to the US to give it strength.
“I feel calm because I know I gave 101%. I tried to steal many smiles from that beautiful monkey. (…) We had stormy moments, but we always managed to overcome them”.
Vega was visibly moved, but emphasized that he will fight so that his two girls and the newborn baby have a better future.: “It’s time to continue for those three motivations that I have.”
“I will meet her again for eternity”He sentenced, while holding a painting of a drawing of both.
Finally, he thanked Internet users, the media and some celebrities for the immense support that had given him so much dissemination.
“He left very early. I want to thank you. And I feel very proud to have married Paula that September 21 at 4 pm in the Cathedral Church of Neiva. It was one of our happiest days. We wanted to reach the old age… God bless you, my pretty little monkey will always live not only in my heart, but in the hearts of all of you.”
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