September 2010

Found 1 blog entry for September 2010.

The nation's media is practically bursting with stories of foreclosures, and the ongoing housing crisis in the US. Desperate families, from sea to shining sea, are struggling to find ways of keeping their heads above the metaphorical water, as the coils of recession continue to tighten.

The Washington Post recently reported on the plight of one such family from Prince William County, Virginia. Mike and Kathy Wales, with their two kids, were featured in an all-too familiar story concerning attempts at preventing the bank from foreclosing on their family home. But theirs is no ordinary tale...

The family had run into trouble with their mortgage repayments following a series of medical emergencies, involving their seriously ill son Alex. The 10-year-old had…
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