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Wednesday, October 23, 2013

As Some Families Leave Detroit, Others Move In

Jen Janke and her husband just moved their family to North Rosedale Park — a lovely Detroit neighborhood of tree-lined streets and historic homes. (Sarah Cwiek/Michigan Radio)

Jen Janke and her husband just moved their family to North Rosedale Park — a lovely Detroit neighborhood of tree-lined streets and historic homes. (Sarah Cwiek/Michigan Radio)

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.

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