California swimming pools abandoned in recession

One of many pools in California that has been abandoned because of the recesssion

One of many pools in California that has been abandoned because of the recesssion

Just what happens when owners can no longer afford their luxury homes complete with luxury pools.

Some of them are full of black water. Others have become graveyards for old lawn furniture and rodent carcasses.

Once upon a time, Fresno was the California Dream. Own a car. Own a house. Own a pool. Everyone wanted it and the wonderful world of credit made it all possible. But now, with the foreclosure monster running wild, the dream has turned dry like the pools. Watch this beautiful video and weep.

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