They Lost Their Dad to MURDER... What Their Aunt Did Next Will BREAK YOUR HEART 💔

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🚨 Buckle up, folks! We've got a wild ride of a story for you today! 😱 When a sister's shocking crime tears her family apart, an aunt is left to pick up the pieces. 💔 But taking in three troubled teens is no easy feat, especially when you're unprepared for sudden parenting duties! 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Get ready for a tale of drama, conflict, and tough choices as this reluctant aunt navigates the challenges of raising her nieces and nephews. 😰 Will she be able to provide for their needs on a meager stipend? 💸 Or will the teens' demands and jealousy drive her to the breaking point? 😤 Let's dive in and find out! 🏊‍♀️

😱 A Tragic Tale: Sister's Shocking Crime Tears Family Apart! 💔

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🏠 Tough Choice: Take In Troubled Teens or Let Them Be Split Up? 😰

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😓 Reluctant Aunt & Uncle: Unprepared for Sudden Parenting Duties! 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦

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💸 Barely Making Ends Meet: Stipend Doesn't Cover Hungry Teens' Needs! 🍽️

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👕 Back-to-School Drama: Teens Expected to Work for Clothes! 😤

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🏀 Sports Fees Fiasco: Fundraising Fury Erupts Among Cousins! 😠

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🍫 Chocolate Bar Hustle: Driving Teens to Sell Sweets for Sports! 🚗

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💰 College Fund Feud: Cousins Jealous of Son's Savings! 😒

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🗣️ Honest Aunt: "I'm Not Their Mom!" Lays Down the Law! 😤

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🎁 Birthday & Christmas Only: Aunt's Obligation Ends There! 🎂🎄

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😡 Unfair Anger: Teens Blame Aunt for Mom's Murderous Actions! 🔪

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👋 Farewell, Troubled Teens: Social Worker to the Rescue! 🦸‍♀️

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👪 One and Done: Four Kids Too Much for Overwhelmed Aunt! 😫

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😱 Aunt's Honesty Sparks Outrage: Troubled Teens Sent Packing! 😢

In a shocking turn of events, the aunt's brutal honesty about treating her son differently than her nieces and nephews has sparked outrage among the teens. 😡 Despite taking them in and doing more than she's obligated to, the kids are furious at the perceived unfairness. 😤 Fed up with their demands and difficult behavior, the aunt and her husband have made the tough decision to contact the social worker and have the teens placed elsewhere. 👋 While the aunt hopes someone else can do a better job, she admits that having four kids, three of them being very difficult, has been too much for her to handle. 😫 Let's see what the internet has to say about this aunt's controversial choice! 🤔 We've gathered the top responses for your reading pleasure. 📚

A different approach to taking in family that worked well 👍

Far_Nefariousness773 | Far_Nefariousness773

Aunt takes on burden of caring for grieving children ❤️

Realistic-Therapist | Realistic-Therapist

Foster parent passionately defends foster care system and offers resources 🙌

Dear-Acanthisitta192 | Dear-Acanthisitta192

Suggestion for the cruel aunt to show compassion to her nephews ❤️

ausername701 | ausername701

A harsh comment calling out the aunt's hateful and heartless actions. 💔

forgetregret1day | forgetregret1day

Foster parent gets called out for neglecting traumatized kids 😢

SapphireSigma | SapphireSigma

Aunt accused of lying about state aid for orphaned kids. 🤥

DangerousAd1986 | DangerousAd1986

Teens can't expect college funds, but it costs zero to be kind 🙌

Ok-Management-9157 | Ok-Management-9157

Raising kids isn't like raising puppies 🐶 YTA called out

NefariousnessLate320 | NefariousnessLate320

A harsh judgement on taking in kids and treating them poorly 💔 YTA

GroundbreakingTwo201 | GroundbreakingTwo201

Acknowledging the emotional manipulation and complexity of the situation 🤷🏻‍♀️

Wetkitty82 | Wetkitty82

Redditor is called out for taking out resentment on kids 💔

FloMoJoeBlow | FloMoJoeBlow

User calls out OP for being unkind to orphaned relatives.

_A-Q | _A-Q

Heartbreaking comment calls out neglectful aunt for mistreating grieving orphans.

LocalBrilliant5564 | LocalBrilliant5564

Financial struggles prevent OP from taking in murdered sibling's children. 💰

Kwerby | Kwerby

Don't be too hard on yourself, seek support and therapy. 👍

90shorror | 90shorror

Empathetic comment defending OP's choice to not take in nieces/nephews

Thamwoofgu | Thamwoofgu

Defending OP's decision to not take in their sister's kids. NTA 🙅

scrollbreak | scrollbreak

Engaging traumatized teenagers is complex & difficult. Don't judge OP 🙏

turquoise_turtle83 | turquoise_turtle83

NTA who refused to take on burden of nephews after tragedy 💔

Tuga_Lissabon | Tuga_Lissabon

Internet trolls never put their money where their mouth is 🤷

Winter-Strain-8267 | Winter-Strain-8267

Defending person who took in nieces and nephews after father's murder 👏


Heartbreaking situation, insensitive comments. Let's show some empathy 💔

Callerflizz | Callerflizz

Honesty is the best policy 👍, NTA for setting boundaries.

Canito12 | Canito12

A heartfelt plea to show love and support to grieving children 💔

Jaded_Substance4990 | Jaded_Substance4990

Aunt tries to keep siblings together despite financial strain. 💔

RoboTaco_ | RoboTaco_

Heartbreaking story of kids losing dad and mom in prison

sandsonik | sandsonik

Taking care of four extra kids with difficult backgrounds 🙄

EricaJ79 | EricaJ79

Financial strain of unexpected obligation to kids, but teaching responsibility. 🙏

New_Principle_9145 | New_Principle_9145

Aunt criticized for being harsh on entitled orphaned kids 😢

FormerEfficiency | FormerEfficiency

NTA's dilemma on caring for traumatized teens after sister's murder 💔

AskingFragen | AskingFragen

A comment suggests foster care may have been a better option ❤️

Hilseph | Hilseph

ESH but with empathy. OP is not TA for asking the children to contribute to their own expenses, but could have framed it better. Children acting entitled but not their fault they are in this situation.

Nola_Germajun | Nola_Germajun

Teenagers should understand their aunt's limitations, not demand material possessions 🙅

Jealous_Fix4047 | Jealous_Fix4047

Aunt tries to take care of nieces and nephews after their father's murder, but NTA for realizing it's too much. 💔

realitygroupie | realitygroupie

Taking care of my own kids is taxing enough, can't take more. 💁‍♂️

RevenantFlash | RevenantFlash

Choosing favorites as a guardian can be complicated 🤔


Accountability goes both ways. Parenting can be overwhelming 🤷‍♀️

CompletelyPresent | CompletelyPresent

Former foster kid supports decision to help nieces and nephews.

WeedLovinStarseed | WeedLovinStarseed

A commenter calls out the mother's role in the murder 🤔

InsideEagle1782 | InsideEagle1782

Suggesting separation for a better future 💔 NTA

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Compassionate comment about children's situation, no replies.

VolumeSweaty6183 | VolumeSweaty6183

Heartbreaking comment on a tragic story. 💔

HammeredPaint | HammeredPaint

Compassionate comment suggests keeping siblings in family despite separation ❤️

mauve55 | mauve55

Tactless comment suggests neglect, no empathy for loss. 🤔

ashleynicolle_m | ashleynicolle_m

Taking in your sister's four kids - burden on economy.

WampireKitt3n | WampireKitt3n

A comment suggests NTAH but advises better communication with kids.

Later2theparty | Later2theparty

Adopting a teen with siblings can be challenging, seek support 👍

inko75 | inko75

Parenting is a responsibility, not a choice. 👍

C8H10N4O2_snob | C8H10N4O2_snob

Single parent struggles with unexpected change and unfairness.

Prestigious-choco | Prestigious-choco

Heartfelt plea to stay in touch with kids after tragedy 💔

appleblossom1962 | appleblossom1962

Heartless comment. No empathy for a family tragedy. 😢

NoFlight5759 | NoFlight5759

Supportive comment about difficult situation and responsibility, with no replies.

Important-Ad7033 | Important-Ad7033

Heartbreaking story of children in foster care and their struggles.

Kdubhutch | Kdubhutch

A difficult situation for OP taking on four extra kids 💔

dogsandbooksandhikes | dogsandbooksandhikes

Compassionate response acknowledges difficulty of situation and avoids blame.

VolumeSweaty6183 | VolumeSweaty6183

NTA. Aunt's honesty with teenagers is valid in tragic situation. ❤️

adriedwards19 | adriedwards19

Compassionate response to entitled expectations of raising traumatized kids.

rantess | rantess

Compassionate comment defends aunt's actions and acknowledges kids' trauma 👏

Secure_Wing_2414 | Secure_Wing_2414

Choosing to say no to a psychopathic sister's demands 🙏

Gullible-Avocado9638 | Gullible-Avocado9638

Compassionate comment acknowledges tough situation of taking in troubled teens. 👏

Purrminator1974 | Purrminator1974

Controversial comment defends YTA move for family's well-being 😐

MrsHux31 | MrsHux31

Teenager suggests group homes and family outings for stressed aunt.

Fluffy-Hospital3780 | Fluffy-Hospital3780

A helpful tip for the kids to still be with family 👍

Delicious-Charge148 | Delicious-Charge148

Encouraging honesty & therapy: Helping cousins cope with tragedy 👏

monpinpumph37 | monpinpumph37

Commendable effort but acknowledging limitations is important in fostering.

PegShop | PegShop

Advice for a conflicted family member raising orphaned kids 🙏

Oracle_of_the_Skies | Oracle_of_the_Skies

Defending the aunt's financial limitations and lack of adoption commitment 👏

fairydommother | fairydommother

Trying foster care could be a good change. Therapy recommended.

likilekka | likilekka

NTA stands strong against unreasonable family demands 👊

Sofiwyn | Sofiwyn

Single child empathizes with niece/nephews' behavior, no assholes here 😂

AcanthisittaNo9122 | AcanthisittaNo9122

User shares negative experience taking in friend's kid, advocates for being fully prepared for such situations

Unusual-Job-3413 | Unusual-Job-3413

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