We all know the financial crisis has not been kind to Wall Street. But while stock portfolios have taken a beating, the recession has saved its worst for Everyman.
I didn’t know stress was so powerful… It’s a lot harder to deal with than shooting at people and having people shoot back at you.
—Richard Campbell, Iraq veteran, on dealing with mortgage companies for 18 months to avoid foreclosure.
In an entry earlier this month, we linked to another heart-wrenching look at the fallout of the financial crisis, “Giant Pool of Money,” a report from NPR’s This American Life. Last Thursday, journalists Alex Blumberg and Adam Davidson re-interviewed some of same people from the original May 2008 broadcast.
Listen to the “Return To The Giant Pool of Money.”