Friday, November 28, 2008
Remember Addie Polk? She's the 90-year-old Akron lady who shot herself just as the sheriff was coming to evict her after her house was foreclosed. Here's the story from the Nov. 24, 2008 issue of The New Yorker. The article also explores preditory lending. Cut to the end: Addie survived, but it is unknown at present where she'll live.