In September 2004, we wrote about an organization called Homes for Our Troops (www.homesforourtroops.org) that is raising money and building homes for U.S. soldiers wounded in the American invasion of Iraq. A few weeks ago, thieves broke into a trailer in Middleboro, Mass., and stole $4,000 worth of tools that were being used to build a home for Sgt. Peter Damon and his family. Damon is a double amputee after his Iraq duty. Volunteers have appeared in local media, asking the thieves to return the tools, but so far there has been no response.

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