"They did an outstanding job fixing it up and restoring it. More than I could ever imagined," Sharkey told News Channel 8.
"I've lived in this community for 30 years and I've never seen the community come together so much for one person," Sharkey's wife Danielle Sharkey said. "I don't even know most of these people, and they were there. They just came and helped."
"It was so frustrating, being all the way over there. It was so frustrating not being able to do anything," he said. "I knew he wasn't going to get out so I knew it was going to be a long and expensive process to probably drag him into court and get him out." Sharkey says he believes the publicity of the incident helped force him out.
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