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MURRYSVILLE (KDKA) — A Marine veteran received keys to a house in Trafford at an annual walk honoring Pennsylvania veterans Saturday.

Eric Seitz was a Marine for four years, serving tours in Iraq and Afghanistan.

At the 5th annual Murrysville Hometown Hero Walk, Seitz was presented with keys to a house in Trafford.

“To be the person that’s on the receiving end of it, it’s more than just exciting,” Seitz said. “This is something that’s got me choked up on a regular basis and, it sounds corny to say, but [it’s] heartwarming.”

trafford house hero walk Marine Vet Given Keys To Trafford House At Hero Walk

(Photo Credit: KDKA Photojournalist Tim Lawson)

The walk was held Saturday at Murrysville Community Park.

The event raised money to help local veterans pay for housing and transportation costs.

More information on the event can be found on PAHeroWalk.com.

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