Foreclosure related suicides

Money isn’t worth sacrificing your life. The burden of stress from a pending foreclosure,can lead peoples to think of desperate measures.  But maybe just being rid of your home, if it is a source of great stress, may be reason to celebrate appreciate the beautiful things in life. Many wealthy people have taken their lives, so money does not equal happiness so happiness should not equal money.

But the number of people who are contemplating taking their own life or the lives of their families to escape the stresses of foreclosure should serve as a warning light to the real severity of the problem. Lenders need to have empathy and very often can profit comfortably and still make it possible for hard working families to keep a roof over their heads. It’s insatiable greed that drives lenders to look at only the fattest and fastest bottom line and abuse and disrespect their hard working and decade-long loyal paying customers without a drop of empathy! The results are evidenced in the sad loss of life as depicted below:

(The Center for Disease Control in Atlanta announced that the rate of suicide in the United States directly attributable to the foreclosure on victims homes reached an all time high in the first half of 2009. http://glossynews.com/top-stories/business-news/200910130613/stocks-soar-on-good-news-foreclosure-related-suicide-hits-all-time-high/)

It’s not hard to find many more examples. We need to stick together an fight this. There is power in numbers. Email here before resorting to drastic measure, I can tell you 100,000 reasons why a bank is not worth the loss of a beautiful life!Email to smile(@)freeforeclosurelawyer.com

July 25, 2008: 53-year-old Carlene Balderrama of Taunton, Mass

July 24, 2008: Carlene Balderrama, mom of one

October 3, 2008: Ohio woman, 90, attempts suicide after foreclosure

October 4, 2008: Karthik Rajaram’s mass murder/suicide in Los the 53-year-old Pasadena, California

Mar 5, 2010 Lynda Clark’s South Philadelphia home found she had hanged herself

March 14, 2010: Gregory Bellows shot and killed himself shortly before deputies arrived to evict him from his Roxborough Philadelphia home

May 1 2010: 59-year old Michael Dekard and 31-year old Stacey Hensley Houston TX

Oct. 1, 2010: 55 Earle St., Garcia took her own life on Oct. 1. And, in the eyes of her attorney, her story is emblematic of the devastation the foreclosure epidemic has inflicted on so many once-proud homeowners: http://www.newstimes.com/local/article/Foreclosure-notice-leads-to-suicide-of-nice-lady-307253.php

Suicides related to foreclosures? Banks aren’t worth it! Stick around. Stick together and give them hell!

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