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Hoarding?

‘I couldn’t possibly throw it away – I want it, I need it, you don’t know what it means…’

Ways of Wisdom Helen Thorne
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Her tone was urgent, face flushed and eyes wide with fear. It was as if we had threatened to deprive her of life itself. But the object in question? A copy of the Radio Times – 19 months out of date. Up until that conversation, we had assumed she was just messy, but with one impassioned monologue she had shown us the depths of her heart. She was a hoarder and she was in deep.