Age of Empathy
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Age of Empathy

Your Possessions are a Ticking Time Bomb

Someday, someone will need to reckon with them

Photograph of pile of antique wrist watches.
Original Photo by Heather Zabriskie on Unsplash; reformatted by Author

I didn’t know my neighbor was a hoarder until he moved.

Joe was a retired 50-something living alone in a 3000 square foot house. He stayed after his wife left and after his kids moved away, lingering in a town hundreds of miles from the rest of his family in Ohio. He spent his days puttering…

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Eric Pierce

Eric Pierce

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