Vandalized Vet Receives Apology

Thursday, January 24, 2013 - 2:30pm

Father of two teens who ransacked a World War II veteran's home hopes to help right the wrong.

The father of the two teens police said are responsible for burglarizing the Houston, Texas home of a World War II veteran offered an apology to the 93-year-old on Wednesday.

On Monday, Elbert Wood returned home from a doctor's appointment when he found his home burglarized and vandalized.

The father, Jose Gonzales, said he would like his 14-year-old and 16-year-old sons to help with clean up.

On Tuesday, radio talk show host Michael Berry pulled Marines together, along with some contractors, to help make repairs to Wood's home.

Wood, who's also grieving the recent loss of his wife, said he's been amazed by all the support and generosity from people he didn't even know.

"I'm just amazed that there is so much kindness in this part of the country," said Wood.

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