Britain's Daily Mail begins holiday heartbreak story with the quote, "We'll sell our toys to pay for daddy's funeral," and the Dickensian drama just builds from there: Mounting debts; the looming prospect of home eviction; and little details like these:
Under the headline, "THE TOYS THE LEE GIRLS ARE AUCTIONING:"
A cuddly teddy. 'It should be very valuable as it's one of the last presents daddy ever bought me,' said Jodie, 8....
Night vision goggles. Lauren, 12, wants to auction off a Modern Warfare 2.... 'Dad and me had so much fun with this game _ we loved playing with the night vision goggles. He was very good at it."