His brother Valdas Samkus announced this on Facebook.
“My hand is shaking. The body, like the trunk of a hollow lonely oak tree, is full of cold echoing wind. At night, I fell asleep anxiously delaying my sleep and dreams,” V. Samkus wrote a long story about his brother.
“We have been waiting for the second day for the plane that will take us back in time. But not fast enough to return to where our hearts can’t catch up. We still won’t reach the minute where you can say, touch. But he has looked into all of our hearts before.
And it will remain here forever after enriching them.
When we were young, we took turns washing the dishes on the green street.
– Today is your turn!! – while eating kugel or chenak, I mumbled under my breath. It used to take extra time to clean these dishes”, he shared his memories.
In the summer, it was reported that the man, who had emigrated to the United States, underwent five courses of chemotherapy. Then the desperate family turned to the public for help.
“Brother Antanas was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer. Its most bitter form is in the liver and pancreas. And many people say that “this is not a verdict” and I pray with all my heart that at least this time this fabricated folklore is true”, Antan’s brother Valdas wrote at the time.
On January 25, Valdas called on his friends to help his brother’s family – his wife and child. You can do it here.
“The journey of the swashbuckler is coming to an end. My family and I are traveling to visit my brother. We fly 02-01 Vilnius-NYC I know I will repeat myself, but I invite you to support my brother’s family,” he wrote.