Over the past two weeks, Sergio and Nellie and their family have removed everything from the one house on their property. Doors, security bars, roofing, timber beams, everything that they could remove they have removed. With the earthquake the house could not be repaired and needed to be torn down.
Early this morning the backhoe and dump truck showed up on our street.
It was hard watching this lovely family as the heavy equipment rolled down our street and within 30 minutes their house was gone and the lot nearly empty of all memory of the house.
Hopefully they will be able to rebuild one day soon.