Barry Cooper's and Mia's two kids are missing in the typhoon that recently devastated the Philippines-A Life Series by Barry Cooper-Humanitarian/NeverGetBusted

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UPDATE: We just found our kids. Mia's brothers house is under water. Parent's house interior totaled. Alexa went to the hospital but no one is hurt. It was the only place with electricity to charge her phone. We talked to her at 7:36 a.m.

Alexa, Gian, his girlfriend, Yeza, and their newborn baby were alone at Yeza's house. They thought they were going to die. Scared and young, they used the remaining battery power of their cell phones to shine the light on their newborn baby.

Alexa's boyfriend, Rap Rap, returned to the house and transported Alexa to the hospital to charge her phone. Everyone is safe. No one is hurt. Of course we are crying...from relief and happiness.

Mia's brother lost his house. Her parents lost their farm and all their farm animals. The interior of their home was destroyed. But that's just stuff (besides the animals). We are so happy everyone is alive.

It's coincidental this time last year on almost the same day, October 23rd instead of October 20, I prepared to die with my family in the world's largest hurricane ever recorded in human history.

Hurricane Katrina was scheduled to sit over Puerto Vallarta, Mexico for a few hours. It was predicted that no one would live. We only received a few drops of rain.

This was the day I first told Mia I loved her. I published that story less than one month ago on Steemit. You will find the link to that story below.

Thanks Steemit friends and fans and critics. Thanks for your continued support. Big hugs. Big love. I wished I could hug you all. Upvotes and donations are still needed. 100 percent of the rewards this post earns will be sent to the Philippines.

This is the original story with all the UPDATES at the end:

HELP! My son and daughter pictured above are unaccounted for after a super-typhoon

Many of you know me from the stories I have published on Steemit. You may not know in eleven years as an activist and humanitarian, I have completely self-financed all my operations and have asked for donations on only two occasions.

The first occasion was six years ago when law enforcement retaliated on my family by raiding our home and arresting us multiple times. Because of the severe retaliation and death threats, I was forced to flee the United States. I discussed these incidents on Steemit in these two articles:

Police Report: Barry Cooper is an "unsuitable parent for not believing in church and teaching his kids to distrust the government." - Former Narc Turned Humanitarian - A Life Series by Barry Cooper

Taunting cops, FBI orders disruption, wife jailed, I remained at large, arrested at State Capitol... never cuss the Texas Rangers -Former Narc Turned Humanitarian - A Life Series by Barry Cooper

The second time I asked for donations was when I was a refugee in Brazil. Although I fled the United States, I never stopped freeing drug war prisoners. I worked to free Mr. Wilson who had served half of his thirty-year prison sentence for possessing marijuana seeds and had fifteen years remaining.

I needed quick cash to fly a Texas lawyer to a hearing that would free Mr. Wilson. I reduced the price of my Lifetime Arrest Insurance Certificates from $1500 to $25 and within a few hours, I had enough money to purchase the ticket. Mr. Wilson remains free today. I will publish that story next on Steemit.

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Brazilian refugee card issued to me after fleeing the United States.

This is only the third instance I have asked for donations. 100% of the rewards this post earns and 100% of all your donations will be sent to my wife's family. They need to rebuild her brother's home. They also need money for other expenses storms of this nature cause. I will post the receipts here to prove all of your donations were sent to them.

Please help us by doing any or all of these five calls to action:

1. UPVOTE this post.
2. If you personally know a Steem Whale or Steem Dolphin, contact them and ask to give.
3. Donate Steem using the donate link below.
4. Resteem this post.
5. If by some miracle you know of Gian and Alexa Madrid's whereabouts, please contact me. (I cannot explain how much it hurt to type that sentence.)

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We feel helpless. All we know to do is ask you for help. We are grateful for your love and support. We can't say "thank you" enough.
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Gian and Alexa's mother and their new father

UPDATE: It's 4:02 a.m. Central which means it's 5:00 p.m. in the Philippines. Gian's phone is ringing but there is no answer. It was not ringing earlier. According to everything I have researched online, there have been no deaths reported in their city. The storm is over. Can't sleep. Fingers crossed. Feeling hopeful.

UPDATE: It's 4:08 a.m. We just heard from Mia's parents. Mia's family weathered the storm in their basement so nobody is hurt. All their farm animals are dead. Their house is still standing but the typhoon ripped through the interior of the home. Everything is destroyed.

UPDATE: It's 7:14 a.m. and still haven't heard from our kids. The entire Madrid family is hunting for them now that the storm has passed. Thanks for all the wonderful support. Your votes and the messages are encouraging.

A receipt showing your Steem donations plus rewards were sent to the Philippines. We are sending money each week so the Steempower earned will be converted later and sent as well. Thanks so much everyone:

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Fuck, thats really shitty.
It wont help money wise but ill post a link to this on some other social media sites to maybe get the word out. Hopefully if we pass this around to enough people we could come up with some information
I wish I could do more.
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You are helping a great deal @skeptic. Thanks so much. We still have not heard from them.

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UPDATE: It's 4:02 a.m. Central which means it's 5:00 p.m. in the Philippines. Gian's phone is ringing but there is no answer. It was not ringing earlier. According to everything I have researched online, there have been no deaths reported in their city. The storm is over. Can't sleep. Fingers crossed. Feeling hopeful.

UPDATE: It's 4:08 a.m. We just heard from Mia's parents. Mia's family weathered the storm in their basement so nobody is hurt. All their farm animals are dead. Their house is still standing but the typhoon ripped through the interior of the home. Everything is destroyed.

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Awesome!
Glad to know you have talked to them and they are ok.

UPDATE: It's 7:34 a.m. We just found our kids. Alexa went to the hospital but no one is hurt. It was the only place with electricity to charge her phone.

Alexa, Gian, his girlfriend, Yeza, and their newborn baby were alone at Yeza's house. They thought they were going to die. Scared and young, they used the remaining battery power of their cell phones to shine the light on their newborn baby.

Alexa's boyfriend, Rap Rap, returned to the house and transported Alexa to the hospital to charge her phone. Everyone is safe. No one is hurt. Of course we are crying...from relief and happiness.

Mia's brother lost his house. Her parents lost their farm and all their farm animals. The interior of their home was destroyed. But that's just stuff (besides the animals). We are so happy everyone is alive.

It's coincidental this time last year on almost the same day, October 23rd instead of October 20, I prepared to die with my family in the world's largest hurricane ever recorded in human history.

Hurricane Katrina was scheduled to sit over Puerto Vallarta, Mexico for a few hours. It was predicted that no one would live. We only received a few drops of rain.

This was the day I first told Mia I loved her. I published that story less than one month ago on Steemit. You will find the link to that story below.

Thanks Steemit friends and fans and critics. Thanks for your continued support. Big hugs. Big love. I wished I could hug you all. Upvotes and donations are still needed. 100 percent of the rewards this post earns will be sent to the Philippines.

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Couldn't be happier for you. Great news they pulled though.

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Such a relief!

I'm sorry about the farm animals but everything else can be replaced or repaired. I'm so happy for you and your family. I hope everything is going well now. <3

we pray for your family barry. hope they are ok.

All the best Barry.

Wow, as of writing this comment, 295 upvotes = $128. Seems low..

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447 votes = $155.32

Not enough power.... :(

I hope everything will be okay Barry...

I hope you hear something from them soon and they are safe. I've upvoted and resteemed as you ask.

Best wishes for you and your family <3

Best wishes to you and your family. I hope everyone is safe.

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Thanks @donkeypong. We can't sleep. Still haven't heard from them.

All love and prayers are with you!

I am sure they are fine! Am praying for you.

I couldn't imagine what you're going through. May this be resolved quickly and happily. All the best for you.

I'm so sorry Barry. I pray they will appear shortly unharmed.

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We can't sleep. Thanks for you love.

Upvoted and resteemed. Hope you find them soon!

100% Upvote from me! Keep Us updated my friend!

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Thanks @steemitguide. UPDATE: It's 4:02 a.m. Central which means it's 5:00 p.m. in the Philippines. Gian's phone is ringing but there is no answer. It was not ringing earlier. According to everything I have researched online, there have been no deaths reported in their city. The storm is over. Can't sleep. Fingers crossed. Feeling hopeful.

UPDATE: It's 4:08 a.m. We just heard from Mia's parents. Mia's family weathered the storm in their basement so nobody is hurt. All their farm animals are dead. Their house is still standing but the typhoon ripped through the interior of the home. Everything is destroyed.

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Sounds horrible, pray for you guys ! I hope everything will work out smoothly from now.

Barry, Done and Done, check ur paypal. Good luck in rebuilding! See ya at Anarchapulco! :D

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Thanks so much @tomtrial. That was a very nice thing to do for us. Big love to you sir.

Upvoted and reblogged! Praying for their safe return...

all support the family from Argentina force!

Thoughts and prayers for you and the family and all those going through this disaster of a storm. So sad . . . . . . I couldn't donate much, but I donated what I could. I hope it helps a little and I hope more people find it in their hearts to share with your family to rebuiiold and recover. We can ALL afford SOMETHING!!!!!!!! And together a little from EVERYONE can make a difference!!!

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Thanks for the sincerity of your gift to my family @sabratoothtiger. You have been a long time supporter and it has not gone unnoticed. Thanks. Big love to you.

Some intense weather man. Hope everyone's okay!

So glad to hear you found your kids! All the best to all those effected by these storms over the to coming days, weeks and months in the rebuilding process. Can't imagine what it's like to lose everything like that.

Power of prayer works - blessings that your family is safe :)

I learned so much from your Youtube videos over the years. I had no idea you were on here. My vote doesn't count for much yet, but you and yours certainly deserve it.

Thank you for everything you do. Keep your head up, and your stick on the ice.

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Fantastic @nonameslefttouse It's always nice reconnecting with an old fan. And your vote is perfect...It's exactly what it's suppose to be. I am grateful for your upvote. Thanks.

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You have a new Steemit follower as well... and it looks like I've got some reading to do.

You're awesome @barrycooper , i been following you for quite some time and i wish you all very well.

However i noticed that you and me have been victim of Flag abuse. I strongly believe this account is set up by someone on Steemit, if you check out https://steemit.com/@brat92 , he has recently been down voting us and others. I have the idea that recently we have been targetted by perhaps a Troll account. It's weird cause recently i have had an issue for flagging, there might be a particular suspect.

Here is Proof: