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Father finds strength in bringing up daughter, memories of lost loved ones



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Usually he drives by the burned house on his commute to work in Columbus, or past it to where he’s living now.

Sometimes Christopher Abbott can’t help stopping at the charred shell of his former home in Nineveh, where a fire killed his wife and two of his children. He stops his car in the middle of County Road 775S for a few minutes, just to pause and remember.

“There’s not a day that I don’t think about it,” Abbott said.

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