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22 Photos That Show Why Detroiters Love Their City

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2. It's a place where abandoned buildings and possessions can be transformed into gold.

3. It's a place of so many damn dreams.

4. And Detroiters have the strength to make them reality.

5. It seems everyday a new business proudly states it's "Made in Detroit."

6. Like this company that produced these D-town neighborhood signs out of wood from old Detroit houses.

All proceeds go towards "rebuilding the city."

7. Eastern Market and local restaurants have made the city a foodie heaven.

8. So many organizations and individuals have dedicated themselves to improving the health and welfare of the city.

9. And the city has grown as a result.

10. Detroiters have a great sense of humor.

11. And our sports stars are very down-to-earth.

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12. The city also has very serious local pride.

16. The riverside fountains make everyone a kid again in summer.

17. But winter in Detroit ain't all that bad either.

18. Is there any place more beautiful than Woodward Avenue during Christmas?

19. If things get a little too cold, there's always the warmth of a show downtown.

20. Buildings like the Masonic Temple are beautiful, but they can also turn up.

21. It's true that Detroit has faced struggles, but the city is unbelievably resilient.