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DETROIT — As soon as I turned right onto 12th Street, her shoulders tensed. She was suddenly uncomfortable. She shifted in her seat. My mother is a tough woman. She is a survivor, in every sense. She survived childhood sexual abuse from an uncle, a violent rape at gunpoint by a stranger, an alcoholic mother, […]

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Thick, black clouds of smoke billowing into the evening sky were the first signs of trouble for the players, fans and workers at Detroit Stadium in 1967. Ominous skies merely alerted the patrons leaving the ballpark after the Detroit Tigers’ doubleheader against the New York Yankees that they needed to be careful returning to their […]

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