A Ford dealership donated a new SUV—the same one that was stolen and destroyed—to Antonio Basco, 61.
“The Love of God has no borders,” the Casa Ford Lincoln dealership wrote in a Facebook post. The touching photos and a video of a smiling Basco receiving the SUV were shared to the dealership’s page.
The vehicle that was stolen had belonged to Basco’s wife, Margie Reckard, 63, who was one of 22 people murdered in the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, on Aug. 3. It was towed back to Basco’s home after being discovered severely damaged.
An anonymous donor on Monday also bought Basco a new pressure washer to replace the one that was also stolen from inside his SUV.
Despite the theft of his SUV, the spirit of goodwill descended upon El Basco in the wake of tragedy.