04 Dec '11, 3am

Success! 103 Year-Old Atlanta Woman Avoids Eviction | Care2 Causes

Success! 103 Year-Old Atlanta Woman Avoids Eviction | Care2 Causes

A few days ago, we brought you the story of Elvinia Hall: a 103 year-old Atlanta woman facing foreclosure by JP Morgan Chase . In a clear example of the irresponsible lending practices of Big Banks before the crash, Chase Bank had allowed Vita Hall’s grandson to take out a loan on the house without her consent, making it unaffordable for the woman and her 83 year-old daughter. In what some are calling a victory for the 99 percent, Fulton County sheriff’s deputies who arrived at the home to evict the pair on Tuesday, suddenly had a change of heart . The authorities decided not to remove the women after seeing their age and fragile health. As news of the deputies compassionate act went viral, the Care2 community took action: over 33,100 members signed a petition to the CEOs of Deutsche Bank and JP Morgan Chase asking them to show some human kindness and allow Hall to remain ...

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