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Meet Debbie Shank who got sued by Wal-Mart

The Wal-Mart story getting more play since Keith Olbermann first talked about in his Worst Person in the World segment.

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From CNN.com:

Debbie Shank breaks down in tears every time she’s told that her 18-year-old son, Jeremy, was killed in Iraq.

The 52-year-old mother of three attended her son’s funeral, but she continues to ask how he’s doing. When her family reminds her that he’s dead, she weeps as if hearing the news for the first time.

Shank suffered severe brain damage after a traffic accident nearly eight years ago that robbed her of much of her short-term memory and left her in a wheelchair and living in a nursing home. (more…)