Vet gets a helping hand

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Army veteran Brian Martin receives help from the community and Joe Amodei, whose auto-repair chain, The Collision Centers, participates in Recycled Rides. The community service project of the National Auto Body Council that repairs banged-up cars and donates them to needy families.

Cpl. Brian Martin, who was with the 173rd
(Credit: Steve Pfost)

Cpl. Brian Martin, who was with the 173rd Airborne Brigade in Afghanistan, with his wife, Dana, and 5-month-old son Treyson at their home in Coram. After the theft of their vehicle was reported on News 12 Long Island, the community responded in a big way. (Aug. 4, 2012)

Brian Martin, an Army veteran, with his son,
(Credit: Steve Pfost)

Brian Martin, an Army veteran, with his son, Treyson, at home in Coram. Martin's Jeep was stolen from the driveway of his home. (Aug. 4, 2012)

Cpl. Brian Martin, his wife, Dana, and son
(Credit: Steve Pfost)

Cpl. Brian Martin, his wife, Dana, and son Treyson at their home in Coram. Martin's Jeep was stolen from the driveway of their home. Inside was Treyson’s stroller and a lower-back brace that Martin uses. (Aug. 4, 2012)

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Joe Amodei, owner of The Collision Centers, shows
(Credit: Steve Pfost)

Joe Amodei, owner of The Collision Centers, shows the minor damage on a vehicle that will be repaired. (Aug. 4, 2012)

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