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Reid Brignac's parents have lost everything in the devastating floods hitting Louisiana

Horrible flooding has hit southern Louisiana recently, leaving families in disarray. One such family is the parents of former Phillies and IronPigs player Reid Brignac. The families home and all of their belongings are submerged in water.

Two seasons ago, Reid Brignac spent most of the summer playing for the Lehigh Valley IronPigs (36 games) and Philadelphia Phillies (37 games). Brignac also played three games with Clearwater in 2014. In his career, the 30-year old has played for Tampa Bay, Colorado, the Yankees, Miami and is now with Atlanta, in addition to his time with the Phillies. 

Brignac is continuing his season, while playing with the Braves Triple-A affiliate, the Gwinnett Braves, but his thoughts are back in Louisiana, where his parents are dealing with the devastation of the recent flooding in the area.

Linda and Mooney Brignac still live in the house that Reid Brignac grew up in in St. Amant, Louisiana. That area has been one of the hardest hit by flooding and the family home and all of their belongings are under water. It's assumed that everything is a total loss and Brignac's parents don't have flood insurance to cover any of the losses.

Family and friends have started a GoFundMe page to help the Brignac's recover from their loss. Currently, the fund has received just over $9,000 in pledges, as they attempt to reach a goal of $10,000.

The GoFundMe page asks for donations of every kind, including "a thought and a prayer."

Here is the link to the page, if you would like to donate to help the Brignac's get back on their feet.


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