Macefield refused to sell to developers her little old house where she has lived since 1966, forcing developers to build an entire five-story project, which includes a grocery store, fitness club and parking garage, around her.
“I don’t want to move. I don’t need the money. Money doesn’t mean anything,” she said last week.
I’m not aware of anything like that happening in Portland but there was this one in China:
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