I Remember Troy, MI 2007, Or #ThanksObama

I will never forget going home for the holidays in 2007. My family lived in Troy, MI, a suburb north of Detroit. Middle to upper-middle class, once home to Kmart headquarters, still home to several auto suppliers and businesses that powered the Big Three ecosystem. Known for excellent schools, robust parks and rec, a sprawling library.

But this was 2007. If you've forgotten those days, America faced economic catastrophe. A banking meltdown. An auto industry on the brink. Troy, MI, was a painful case-in-point. Suddenly the city started to shutter outward...
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