Queens woman loses son in Iraq, now her home to foreclosure scam: where's the bailout for Americans?October 16th, 2008
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Queens woman loses son in Iraq, now her home to foreclosure scam: where's the bailout for Americans?
WHAT: Press conference on tragic story of Queens resident Jocelyne Voltaire's home foreclosure
JAMAICA, QUEENS, N.Y. -- Jocelyne Voltaire lost her son earlier this year in Iraq and is about to lose her Queens Village home.
It is getting major action on the blogs right now (from political blog Daily Kos to Huffington Post) after the American News Project did a story on her yesterday here in the lead-up to the presidential debate.
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