Addie Polk, 91-Year-Old Homeowner Who Shot Herself Amid Eviction, Dies

05/01/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Craig Johnson Special to CNN CNN

Addie Polk, who became the national face of the foreclosure crisis last fall when she shot herself during an eviction, was a quiet woman who never asked for help.

Polk, 91, who was a deaconess at her church, was remembered by friends and churchgoers for her stateliness.

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