Teresa LeFavour's troubles had been piling up long before town officials ousted her and her children from their decrepit home.
LeFavour, 54, suffers from emphysema and is tethered to an oxygen tank. The single mother of three teenagers said she has struggled to survive on $16,000 a year and food stamps. A $600 car she bought recently broke down after several days.
For more than two months, LeFavour, her twin 18-year-old sons and 15-year-old daughter have been living out of bags. The family learned recently that the federal government will not pay for repairs their home needs.
"I'm depressed," LeFavour said, sitting in a room at the local Econo Lodge....