Buried alive
Boston.com
Those who hoard often experience active pleasure as they acquire or pile up their possessions, said hoarding specialist Gail Steketee. The Arlington man, left, said he accumulates periodicals because he would hate to miss good information.
Those who hoard often experience active pleasure as they acquire or pile up their possessions, said hoarding specialist Gail Steketee.

The Arlington man, left, said he accumulates periodicals because he would hate to miss good information.
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