50 years ago, 1963: Pope John XXIII tripped and fell as he was mounting his throne for an audience. The 81-year-old Roman Catholic pontiff slipped on step and rolled over on his back. Aides helped him to his feet and the audience cheered. He continued as if nothing had happened.
Stephanie was sued for foreclosure on her $47,000 mortgage after missing three payments in 2004. As generally is true with banks these days, Stephanie’s bank showed her no forgiveness when she fell behind.