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Pamela says her debt is taking an emotional toll on her. "It's very embarrassing for me because I'm an accountant," she says.
So how did Pamela and her family get so deep into debt? "We started living a lifestyle that we were accustomed to and we could afford, and then we had children and we never changed our lifestyle," she says. "We kept living beyond our means, so here we are today."