I Am a Detroit Native

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    The "D"

    Well, almost, a suburb outside of the D, but still, when I'm referring to where I lived to someone who's not from Michigan, it's just easier to say Detroit.  It's close enough.  Eminem gets away with it. I miss the D though.  Greektown!  Cobo fries! ...
    vampireheart vampireheart
    31-35, T
    7 Responses Aug 14, 2008

    Detroit, East Side

    I grew up between 7 and 8 mile, Hoover and Shoenner from 1971 until 1985. I went to Pulaski Elementary for 1st, 2nd, and part of 3rd (horrible experience, by the way) and then bussing started for integration reasons and then I got sent to Van Zile and then to Farwell Jr...
    Tohru44 Tohru44
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Aug 8, 2010

    Grew up in islandview on Helen St.

    Ranked second as one of the most dangerous neighborhoods in America. Needles to say I survived and don't live there anymore. Still in Detroit though!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 18, 2015

    Yep, born and raised in the "D".

    .. to be continued.
    Novemberman Novemberman
    22-25, M
    1 Response Dec 6, 2013
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