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Mortgage marathon ends today

An estimated 500 people cram the box office

An estimated 500 people cram the box office vestibule at the Nassau Coliseum, waiting to enter the coliseum's exhibition hall where mortgage lenders were on hand to assist them with loan re-modifications. Photo Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin

Today is the last day for homeowners facing foreclosure to meet at the Nassau Coliseum with lenders, government agencies and nonprofit organizations to try to get a mortgage modification deal. More than 1,000 have lined up (some above) since it began Wednesday.

Here are the details of who will be there and what you need to bring with you.  And find out  how some folks from Long Island have done.

Photo by Kevin P. Coughlin

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