Oklahoma sisters lose both parents in 48 hours; FFA community rallies behind them
Posted By NBC News
Two young Oklahoma sisters are coming to terms with an unthinkable tragedy.
16-year-old Emily and 11-year-old Hallie Cooper lost both their mother and their father in a tragic 48 hour period.
First their mother collapsed while preparing for a livestock show, dying hours later.
The girls pushed on, competing in the show and even winning, in their mother's honor.
Then came the call that their father had been killed in a car accident.
Their community decided they'd do whatever needed to be done to take care of the Cooper girls, and the best way they know how is by putting together a live online auction that started with local livestock and farm equipment. It quickly grew into anything, anyone nationwide could donate.
The auction will feature a wide range of items, from livestock to paintings.
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