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Putting the sign up on US foreclosures

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As the US economy struggles, the industry of home repossessions is thriving.

Albert Clawson, who handles foreclosures on behalf of a real estate office, describes the human dramas of organising a repossession.

"I just don't feel right putting the sign up so they can see it. At least I wait for them to get out of sight," he told Evan Davis.

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