The gist is that a 61 y/o woman is being held accountable for her dead sons' private student loans. She co signed, he died, and she's being held liable. She's upset, can't really pay, and has a petition going around getting people to sign to forgive her debt and change the laws.
Mother Inherits Dead Son’s Student Loans, Petitions to Have Them Forgiven - ABC News
Debate: Do you think this (and other similar cases of debt forgiveness after the passing of borrower) should be forgiven or is this just tough luck, be more careful next time for what they cosign?