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Struggling Writer Shoots Himself in the Foot, and Then It Gets Worse

In the midst of #shareyourrejection, writers told stories of the many rejections they had on the road to success. This one took the cake. The outcome is so bad, we sort of hope this story itself is a work of fiction.

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As part of a segment on how seedy the debt buying industry is, John Oliver set up a debt buying company for about $50 online.  He used the new company, called C.A.R.P., to buy $15 million of medical debt for the price of about $60,000.

Forgiving this debt is the largest one-time giveaway on television. Even outranking Oprah. 


via babble