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Dozens of Police Evict Georgia Family at Gunpoint at 3am

Four generations of a Georgia family were evicted at gunpoint by dozens of sheriffs and deputies at 3am last week in an Atlanta suburb. The eyebrow-raising eviction, a foreclosure action, might have been another anonymous descent into poverty were it not for Occupy Atlanta activists who tried to help the family stay in Christine Frazer's home of 18 years.  ...Frazer said that she did not expect the sudden eviction, because she had been challenging the foreclosure in federal court and her attorney had been negotiating with the lenders.
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#OccupyAtlanta Fights Family's Looming Eviction

US Politics / Liberal : Crooks and Liars (3 years ago)

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Deputies refuse to evict 103-year-old woman

News : Field Notes (3 years ago)

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US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (2 years ago)

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