Bode Miller is looking for the great in a tragic state of affairs.
On Tuesday morning, the Olympic skier took to Instagram and expressed his gratitude for all of the supportive messages his household has acquired within the wake of their 19-month-old daughter’s demise.
“Thanks for all of the love and assist and to our midwives @lindseymeehleis and @courtneykellis for serving to us discover the assist our household wants throughout this inconceivable time,” he shared on social media. “Hyperlinks in bio.”
Followers are directed to a GoFundMe web page titled Miller Household Assist. The publish, organized by a household buddy, is asking for donations that can “assist take the burden off of the mountainous medical payments that can quickly pile in and the memorial service prices.”
As of Tuesday afternoon, greater than $eight,500 had been raised. A Meal Prepare for the household has additionally been arrange.
Earlier this week, Bode and his spouse Morgan Miller confirmed the information that their daughter had handed away over the weekend.
“We’re past devastated. Our child woman, Emmy, handed away yesterday,” the couple wrote on social media. “By no means in one million years did we predict we’d expertise a ache like this. Her love, her mild, her spirit won’t ever be forgotten. Our little woman beloved life and lived it to it is fullest on a regular basis. Our household respectfully requests privateness throughout this painful time.”
Orange County Hearth Authority would later verify to E! Information that the kid handed away after a tragic drowning accident in a Coto de Caza, Calif., pool.
“That is extraordinarily tragic for everyone—for the household, for the neighbors and the group, in addition to the primary responders together with sheriff’s deputies and fireplace paramedics,” Captain Steve Concialdi shared with E! Information. “These calls are one of many worst calls that firefighter paramedics reply to….It is a public security message. Kids are so rapidly drawn to water. They suppose it is playtime they usually do not see the hazard. Some of these calls occur so rapidly.”
The Orange County Sheriff’s Division stated the case is being investigated as a tragic accident with no proof of legal incorrect doing or negligence.
Because the household continues to grieve, athletes, celebrities and strangers are expressing their assist on social media. The truth is, Olympic stars together with Shawn Johnson, Mikaela Shiffrin, Lindsey Vonn and Ted Ligety have all voiced their condolences to the household.