April 23, 2014

Who Said That?

Florida's quote of the day

| 11/2/2012

"I’m not interested in throwing Mr. and Mrs. Jones out into the street."

-- Douglas Hannah, managing director of Silverleaf Advisors in Miami

Deborah Strassburger fans her hands in front of her face trying to stem the tears. She sighs.

“I’m sorry,” she apologizes unnecessarily.

It’s been three years since the foreclosure, the eviction notice, the yard sales.

Time has passed since she and her husband, James, were given 10 days to vacate their Boca Raton home of 19 years, the one where she raised her two children.

The couple — Deborah is 60, James 58 — moved into a small ground-floor apartment and tried to move on.

Then the phone rang.

Read more at the Palm Beach Post.

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