J.D. Pooley Photojournalist
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Members of the Wood County Sheriff's Office and Special Response Team remove Keith Sadler from his former home Friday, May 7, 2010, in Stony Ridge, Ohio. The home had been heavily fortified, with the windows covered in wood and braced with cross beams. Concrete blocks were stacked in front of doors. The former homeowner, Keith Sadler, and four supporters from the Toledo Foreclosure Defense League, were sitting on the floor in a circle with their arms enclosed in homemade lock boxes. Their arms were inserted in PVC pipe, encased in chicken wire and mortar. Chains on their wrists were then secured to the lock boxes with large bolts. Sadler, who had lived in the house for 20 years and received foreclosure notices after getting laid off last year, and was hoping his standoff would result in a moratorium on foreclosures.