Caitlin Alifirenka of Pennsylvania and Martin Ganda of Zimbabwe became best friends – and better people – through their exchange.
At around 700,000 people, it’s no secret that Detroit is much smaller than it used to be. People are still leaving the city overall. But that rate is slowing, as some people discover new reasons to move in.
From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Sarah Cwiek of Michigan Radio has the story of two Detroit households moving in opposite directions, and the different forces tugging on the city’s population.
Peter O’Dowd follows the route of Abraham Lincoln's funeral train 150 years ago, to look at modern-day race relations and Lincoln's legacy.