August 21, 2012
A college student has a "new" car. It's all thanks to a Roanoke auto shop. Jordan Addison is a student at Radford University. Between March and May of this year his car was vandalized four times. Once at his home and three times on-campus. "The first time there were some homophobic slurs keyed into the side of it," says Addison, "Then the second time I had dye keyed into it." Addison believes he was targeted because he's gay. The homophobic slur was written across one side of this car and he tried to everything to cover it but nothing worked. "The lowest estimate I got just to fix the damage to the doors was like $2,500 and for a college student that's a lot of money," says Addison. Richard Henegar, Jr. heard what happened to Addison. "Once I saw the vandalism that was done to it I said that's uncalled for we're gonna fix your car that's the least we can do," says Henegar.