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Why We’re Staying

Amber Arellano says it better than I ever could in today’s Detroit News.

“It’s tough for some folks to understand that many of us want to be here [in Detroit]. We didn’t end up here by inertia or lack of vision or better options. We’re educated and mobile; we can live anywhere. We choose to stay — or to return.”

“We return because we love the people and the culture. We stay because we’re proud of our roots, of who we are. We’re not na├»ve about this region’s daunting challenges; we’re choosing to tackle them. We’re committed to our families and communities.” Continue reading


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