A Look Inside the Life of an Extreme Hoarder

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Sharyn Dorfman's compulsive hoarding and insatiable shopping turned her house into a labyrinth of junk. Family members stopped visiting, Sharyn's health was deteriorating, and some of her most precious memories were hidden beneath 75 tons of trash.

Eventually, her children intervened, and with the help of more than 100 people—including professional organizer Peter Walsh—they transformed her unbelievably cluttered house into a clean and functional space.

Watch the videos above to learn how Sharyn and her husband were rescued from being buried alive in their own home.

Then, view an update with Sharyn from Oprah: Where Are They Now?