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True Blood Stars Support a Local Family
When last seen in the season finale of True Blood, things were not going well for lovers Sookie Stackhouse and Bill Compton. In real life, the on-screen exes are newlyweds, Stephen Moyer and Anna Paquin, and they seem blissfully happy. Maybe that's why they wanted to help out a family that was clearly going through a hard time.
Not long ago, 47-year-old Kirk Darnell died suddenly, leaving behind a wife and five children—and no life insurance policy. Eight months later, mom Missi and her daughter Genevieve were hit by a car and killed as they walked to a local store. The remaining Darnell children tragically lost both parents and a sister in less than a year.
When Moyer heard the story from a neighbor, he decided to pitch in. Along with Paquin, they donated items for a silent auction that took place during The Darnell Family Fundraiser in Venice, California on October 10. And they showed up to offer their support in person as well.
There are a number of items still available on Ebay including autographed True Blood DVDs and a Cast Member Only True Blood backpack. Place a bid and help some kids in need of support or reach out to the Darnell family on their Facebook page.
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