Peter Walsh Helps an Extreme Hoarder Confront Her Disorder

Aired on 11/16/2007 | CC tv-pg
It took 15 Dumpsters, six weeks and thousands of man-hours, but they did it: Peter Walsh and his team of professional organizers cleaned and decluttered the 3,000-square-foot home of compulsive hoarder Sharyn Dorfman and her husband, Marvin. The stuff, moved to a 10,000-square-foot warehouse, was destined for one of the largest rummage sales in history, but before the doors opened for the public, Peter granted the Dorfman children—Jodi, Rich and Steve—one last look at the mountains of junk that nearly buried their parents.

Original airdate: November 16, 2007

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