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Aaron Mondry

Aaron Mondry is the managing editor of Model D and a Detroit-based freelance writer. Visit his website and follow him on Twitter @AaronMondry.

Features

Roosevelt Park and Michigan Central Station

Michigan's highway: The present state of Michigan Avenue, our state's most important road

In part two of our series Michigan's highway, we look at the extraordinary economic resurgence that's taken place in recent years along commercial strips and downtowns on Michigan Avenue.

Michigan Avenue, year unknown

Michigan's highway: The history of Michigan Avenue, our state's most important road

In the first of a three-part series on Michigan Avenue, we look at the history of the road, from its construction along the Sauk Trail to its recognition as a Historic Heritage Route.

Student at after-school drop-in

Finding their voice: Creative writing programs provide much needed outlet for Detroit youth

Arts are often one of the first line items cut for stressed schools. That's where creative writing programs have stepped in to provide that programming, both in and out of the classroom.

Exterior of Freedom House

One of a kind house for asylum seekers in Detroit faces uncertain future

Freedom House, a singular organization that offers comprehensive care to asylum seekers, has some difficult decisions to make in the coming months caused by successive pieces of devastating news.

Raye Townsel using his inhaler

Clearing the air: Health professionals tackle Detroit's asthma epidemic

Detroit has one of the highest rates of asthma in the country. That's why some of the city's most important health professionals are taking action by studying the problem, and finding ways to address it. 
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