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A love letter from Ann Arbor

[The text is taken from an anonymous email I received this evening. The image of our downtown water tower is from the Ypsilanti Area Visitors and Convention Bureau’s new Ypsi Real video.]

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Ypsi/Arbor Exit Interview: Christine Laughren

After nearly 25 years in Ypsi, the empowered little girl you see below will soon be breaking free. Please join me in wishing Christine Laughren safe travels as she embarks on the next chapter of her life, far away from the American midwest… Here’s her official exit interview. MARK: What first brought you to Ypsi? […]

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I knew if I waited long enough, Ypsi’s gay soldier statue would become relevant

It’s been several hours now since our military officially turned gay, and, as far as I can tell, we’ve yet to be invaded. – Mark Maynard, about five minutes ago on Facebook I didn’t know it until this very moment, but this statue, which stands in the shadow of Ypsilanti’s incredibly phallic water tower, isn’t […]

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