|The following story is based on a decision made by a real
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Who is Esther Hunn?
Esther Hunn is 83. Esther's always lived with part of her family--with both parents until their deaths, and with several of her six siblings.
Now, with the death of her brother, she's alone with her sister, Pauline.
Her friends are telling her the big house they've lived in since 1966 is too much. She should find a smaller place.
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