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Lawrence Suffers Amid Foreclosure Crisis

The home foreclosure rate continues to skyrocket throughout Massachusetts, with foreclosure filings last year breaking the record set in 2006.

One of the hardest hit communities is Lawrence, where the foreclosure rate has tripled.

That's just a few years after property values there had gone up by more than 200 percent.

WBUR's David Boeri visits with one family in Lawrence who lost their home.

This program aired on January 11, 2008. The audio for this program is not available.

David Boeri Twitter Senior Reporter
Now retired, David Boeri was a senior reporter at WBUR.

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