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A Minneapolis woman was about to be evicted. Neighbors bought her home for her.

By Sydney Page

13 Jun 2022 · 5 min read

Editor's Note

Your daily dose of good news: a Minneapolis community raised $275,000 to buy their neighbors house - where she had lived for over 20 years - to stop her getting evicted.

Linda Taylor was given two months' notice from her landlord to vacate the Minneapolis house she has proudly called home for nearly two decades.

"It felt like the world had been pulled from under me," said Taylor, 70. "My house means everything to me."

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