Lucas Ajtum remembers the good time while he holds the family photo of him, his now-deceased wife, Veronica, and their children: Leonardo, 7, left, Margarita, 8, Francisca, 6, right, and Bani, 4, lower right corner. They are all struggling with their loss this holiday season. Lucas Ajtum is a single dad trying to raise his children and hoping to have gifts for them this holiday season. The Ajtum family is photographed in their Florida City home.
Lucas Ajtum remembers the good time while he holds the family photo of him, his now-deceased wife, Veronica, and their children: Leonardo, 7, left, Margarita, 8, Francisca, 6, right, and Bani, 4, lower right corner. They are all struggling with their loss this holiday season. Lucas Ajtum is a single dad trying to raise his children and hoping to have gifts for them this holiday season. The Ajtum family is photographed in their Florida City home. CARL JUSTE MIAMI HERALD STAFF
Lucas Ajtum remembers the good time while he holds the family photo of him, his now-deceased wife, Veronica, and their children: Leonardo, 7, left, Margarita, 8, Francisca, 6, right, and Bani, 4, lower right corner. They are all struggling with their loss this holiday season. Lucas Ajtum is a single dad trying to raise his children and hoping to have gifts for them this holiday season. The Ajtum family is photographed in their Florida City home. CARL JUSTE MIAMI HERALD STAFF

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