Excerpt: 'Bag Lady Papers' by Alexandra Penney

Former Self Magazine editor Alexandra Penney invested with Bernard Madoff money she had been saving since she was sixteen. When Madoff was arrested in one of the world's largest ponzi schemes, Penney lost everything. In her book "The Bag Lady Papers: The Priceless Experience of Losing It All," Penney recounts the horror she felt when her live savings slipped away and her struggle to pull out of the dive. Tune in to "GMA" Monday to see Alexandra Penney talk about the ordeal live. Read an...Full Story
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