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Author: Brendan O'Shaughnessy

A LONG WALK HOME: BREAKING THE CHAINS OF PREDATORY LENDING

Lisa McDaniel was tired, dog tired. It was nearly 2 a.m. and she was cleaning up after her shift as a cook at Frank’s Place, a restaurant and bar near downtown South Bend.

She dried the last frying pan carefully. She could have hurried to finish — but the long walk home loomed again. The trek would take an hour and a half. McDaniel had been hoofing it back and forth to Mishawaka for more than a year.…

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