A South Windsor, Connecticut girl is asking for the general public’s assist to search out her necklace, which incorporates her toddler son’s ashes, after it was stolen final week.
Whereas out with a buddy Saturday night time, LeeAnn Winn determined to cover her purse below the backseat of her buddy’s automobile. When the 2 returned to the car roughly an hour later, they discovered the automobile’s window shattered. Bits and items of glass littered the seats and most of her buddy’s possessions had been stolen.
Sadly, Winn’s purse — which contained the necklace — was lacking, too.
“I really feel incomplete,” she instructed Fox Information on Wednesday.
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Winn’s son, Jayden Xavier, was born prematurely in 2009. Although he remained within the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) for a few months following his start, Jayden was wholesome by the point Winn was lastly in a position to take him house.
Sadly, after two weeks, Jayden died of sudden toddler demise syndrome (SIDS), or the “unexplained demise, often throughout sleep, of a seemingly wholesome child lower than a yr outdated,” in response to the Mayo Clinic. SIDs is also referred to as “crib demise.”
“It was extremely painful,” Winn mentioned of her son’s demise, including that Jayden’s twin, Ayden, is now a “wholesome 9-year-old.”
Although nothing can exchange her son, Winn mentioned the necklace is the “final piece that I’ve of him,” finally prompting her to share the story on Fb. As of Wednesday afternoon, Winn’s submit had greater than 400 reactions and three,000 shares.
“So many individuals really feel for it and are coming collectively as a neighborhood. It provides me hope.”
Although Winn doesn’t have any leads as of the second, she mentioned the response she’s gotten from buddies and strangers alike has left her “speechless.”
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“For therefore lengthy this story has been solely mine,” she mentioned. “[But now] so many individuals really feel for it and are coming collectively as a neighborhood. It provides me hope.”