Protesters fight to place banner on SF home of woman facing eviction

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Protesters fought to place a 21-foot banner on the San Francisco home of 100-year-old Iris Canada, who is facing eviction. (KGO-TV)

Tenant groups joined together in protest to drop a 21-foot banner from the home of Iris Canada, a 100-year-old woman facing eviction. However, a tenant fought to tear down the banner, cutting it in half and even throwing it off of the roof.

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Canada was hospitalized just before she was set to be evicted from her home.

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Canada has been fighting to stay in her home of more than 50 years in the Western Addition neighborhood.

Last month, a San Francisco judge sided with building owners, in favor of eviction, after finding Canada had failed to pay court-ordered attorney's fees.
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