This Ex-Football Player Was His Home Town’s Hero. But When The Housing Market Crashed, He Broke Bad

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Somehow, Curcio was able to maintain some semblance of a normal life. After graduating from college, he married his high school girlfriend Emily, and went on to father two daughters. He also set up a property company, and began to earn good money buying and selling houses.

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Sadly, more disaster was just around the corner. In 2008, the financial crisis hit, and Curcio found himself saddled with a portfolio of worthless assets. Still battling an addiction to drugs, he needed money in order to maintain his habit.

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