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Before There was Octomom, There was No Traffic

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“It was like a ghost town,” a neighbor of Octomom Nadya Suleman told the LA Times. “We liked it because it was a nice area, it was tranquil.” Not anymore, thanks to the media frenzy surrounding the large family in Whittier. Traffic, parking, and people are all over the place. It's gotten so bad, one exasperated neighbor got a little insane, took a shotgun and began shouting at the media.