Atlanta teen whose family lost possessions in Thanksgiving Day fire gets wish from strangers

This photo shows Christian Rosado with his new clarinet.

This photo shows Christian Rosado with his new clarinet.  (

Two  strangers who wish to remain anonymous are helping one Atlanta 14-year-old to heal after a Thanksgiving Day fire tore through his family's apartment and destroyed all of their possessions.

Christian Rosado, a freshman at Wheeler High School, said of all things lost, he wished he could have saved his clarinet, reported. Rosado is in the high school marching band.

After seeing the news report two strangers got in touch with the family and presented him with a new instrument estimated to cost more than a thousand dollars.

"First thing I did was hug them both," Rosado said.

Among the items lost in the fire, Rosado listed flat screen televisions, video game consoles and a tablet.

Rosado told he enjoyed the clarinet most because “even if you get bored of regular songs you have, you can go on the Internet and learn how to play other songs."

Eight other families were displaced by the fire at the Mission Galleria Apartments and are now being helped by the Red Cross, reported.

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