Too much stuff: Some people use shopping, collecting as therapy

Sylvia Bartel, left, and her husband Nate Bartel stand behind the sign they used for their store Grandma's Addiction in 2013-14 after buying a house owned by a woman with a hoarding disorder. They spent $13,000 to make $10,000 on the venture. Wendy Nugent/Newton Now

By Wendy Nugent, Newton Now They called it “mining,” but they weren't mining for precious jewels. Nate and Sylvia Bartel wore headlamps when burrowing...


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