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Patricia Jones examined a water bill in her Quincy home. Granddaughter Tiare Jones is at right.

Caught in the subprime lending pinch

Plights of three borrowers reflect shifting terrain for home ownership

By Kimberly Blanton
Globe Staff / April 4, 2007

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In 2005, Patricia Jones pulled her four grandchildren out of the neighborhood in Mattapan where they lived because she worried about crime in the area. Jones, who assumed custody of the children, ages 4 to 17, from their mother, has been steadily employed at NStar , the utility company, since 1977, rising from keypunch operator to customer service representative. She ... (Full article: 1937 words)

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