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All Seattle’s new wealth couldn’t save many homeowners from foreclosure

Betsy Andrews, 58, did everything to try to save her house, and like so many who lost theirs, can get emotional when discussing the trauma of going through the loss, Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, in her West Seattle studio apartment.

A decade after the banking collapse and the start of the mortgage crisis — which disproportionately targeted minorities and women — people who lost personal battles and homes still are struggling to recover.

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