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This little girl who lost her whole family in a fire only wants cards for Christmas

People all over the world are sending Safyre Terry Christmas cards to help her fill up her tree.
Dec 9th 2015, 8:13 PM 44,979 36

THIS IS SAFYRE TERRY.

We're ready Source: Facebook/Safyre Schenectady's Super Survivor

In 2013, Safyre lost her father and three younger siblings in an arson attack – she survived after her dad shielded her from the blaze with his own body. 

The 8-year-old suffered burns on over 75% of her body, and lost her right hand and left foot shortly thereafter.

Mobile Uploads - Safyre Schenectady's Super Survivor | Facebook Source: Facebook/Safyre Schenectady's Super Survivor

According to Buzzfeed, Safyre is still recovering, but has received the full support of the local community in her hometown of Schenectady, New York.

This year her aunt Liz Dolder, who has sole custody of the 8-year-old, bought a tree to hang Christmas cards on. Safyre was excited to fill the tree with cards, but Dolder told her that it was “probably not going to happen”.

Mobile Uploads - Safyre Schenectady's Super Survivor | Facebook Source: Facebook/Safyre Schenectady's Super Survivor

Seeing her disappointment, Dolder posted a request on Facebook for people to send Safyre as many Christmas cards as possible – the call spread to Imgur, where people are sending cards from as far away as Australia, South Africa, and Scotland.

Mobile Uploads - Safyre Schenectady's Super Survivor | Facebook Source: Facebook/Safyre Schenectady's Super Survivor

Putting the cards on the tree Source: Facebook/Safyre Schenectady's Super Survivor

Looks like that tree is going to fill up pretty fast. If you want to send a Christmas card to Safyre, you can do so using this address:

PO Box 6126
Schenectady, NY 12306, USA

Written by Valerie Loftus and posted on DailyEdge.ie

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