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The Man Who Built A Simple, But Powerful Memorial For Those Killed At Fort Hood

A tribute he never wanted to do again.

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The Fort Hood community was left shocked after one of their soldiers opened fire at the base Wednesday, killing himself and three others, and wounding 16 more.

Fort Hood soldiers watching the news from Fort Irwin.

Don Gomez@dongomezjr

Fort Hood soldiers watching the news from Fort Irwin.

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Then Bob walked back across the street, back behind his house, and began work on three new crosses.

"I build crosses for the deceased in any tragedy at Fort Hood," Bob said. "I've had to build too many."

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