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

First Posted: 05/01/09 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 02:10 PM ET

Addie Polk


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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Filed by Marcus Baram  |