A San Antonio boy who will turn 5 years old this month has been left an orphan after the coronavirus claimed both his parents within 100 days of each other, according to a report.
“He misses his mom since he was a mama’s boy,” his grandmother, Rozie Salinas, told NBC News on Saturday about Raiden Gonzalez. “Just this morning he told me that he wishes he had his mom back and he just wanted her back.”
“I mean, what do I tell him? You know, so I just told him that they’re now angels watching over us and protecting us,” said Salinas, who was the mother of Raiden’s mom, Mariah, 29, who died in October shortly after his dad, Adan, 33, succumbed to the disease.
Though still grieving the loss, Salinas said she wants to make her grandson’s Nov. 28 birthday as pleasant as possible –- so she and her sister came up with an idea for a drive-by