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Animal hoarding an illness ending in heartbreak

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By Brandon Stahl, Duluth News Tribune

It started with a few animals at her rural Duluth home. Then Carol said she began having money problems, became depressed, and wasn't able to care for herself, let alone her animals. Then she started acquiring more animals.


For fear of falling back into the depression, she won't say how many animals she had or the condition the animals were found in, only that "they weren't getting the care and they needed and deserved."

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