Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Hoarding: Hidden Problem Becoming Increasingly Visible

Recently, 24,000 pounds of collected items were removed from a New Hampshire home in what experts called an example of an all-too-common problem -- hoarding.

It's a secretive and often shameful problem that is getting more attention thanks to national TV shows, prompting more Granite Staters to get help.

In the recent case, the family asked to remain anonymous. They said their father enjoyed buying and collecting things, and after his wife died, his stuff began piling up..." More

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