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Edith Macefield's house during construction.
Edith Macefield (b. 1921 Oregon, d. June 15, 2008 Seattle, Washington) achieved worldwide notoriety in 2006 when she stubbornly turned down US$1 million to sell her home to make way for a commercial development in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle. In the process, she became something of a folk hero. Instead, the five-story project was built around her 108-year-old farmhouse, where she passed away at age 86.

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/12/28/us/28edith.html

This story is for all those who have ever loved — truly, deeply, irrevocably — and in the thrust of disaster. For some, love simply dies — and one moves on. But for a few, love is as lasting as the ages — despite the impossibilities, the separation, the insured loneliness.

Edith Macefield
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