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Via My Statesman.

More than a month after 39-year-old Anthony Stephan House was killed by a package bomb while standing on his front porch, the door to his Northeast Austin home was still covered by a thin piece of plywood. Nails and shrapnel from the homemade device had penetrated the walls, and the concrete entryway was left crumbling.

“Standing on that porch will give you the chills,” said Kelli Parrott, who works for a local real estate company that volunteered to repair the house. “You don’t get the grasp of it until you see it in person.”

House was killed March 2 when a package left by the Austin serial bomberexploded at his home in the 1100 block of Haverford Drive. He left behind a wife and 8-year-old daughter, who have yet to move back in after the blast.

On Saturday, agents from the Roman Lopez real estate team joined volunteer construction workers to repair the home, with the help of a donation from the Cedric Benson Foundation….

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  1. TigerAim says:

    I started to get misty when watching/listening to the video. The bombing horror is just awful to think of- that innocent man doing nothing wrong and yet suddenly, he is dead due to another human’s evil act. It is good to see the business and community reaching out to do something like this for the surviving wife and child.

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