Madonna Badger stood before about a thousand people in a cavernous Manhattan church Thursday and told them about her daughters.
Once full of life, the three girls lay side-by-side in coffins at St. Thomas Church, between Badger and the mourners. They and Badger's parents died in a Christmas fire at her Stamford home.
To the right was Lilian Elizabeth Badger, 9, Badger's first-born. In the middle was 7-year-old Sarah Hudson Badger. Next to Sarah was her twin sister, Grace McCarthy Badger.
"This is why I can stand before you today," said Badger, 47, who works as an ad executive. "Because they are my little girls, and I want you to hear about them."...