That thing that makes me cry

May 29, 2011 @ 8:09 pm | Filed under:

This has it.

It seems Newsweek described Grand Rapids as a dying city. The people of Grand Rapids beg to differ.


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  1. Kelly says:

    Awesome. I cried too. 🙂

  2. tanita says:

    Ooh, that give me chills.

    I kinda hate when pundits keep saying that type of thing. What does that mean, “dying?” If people are still living there — what the heck?! Just because we may not be able to live as we once used to doesn’t mean it’s all over.

    This was awesome.

  3. mamacrow says:

    OH MY that was AMAAZING! Wept buckets. TAKE THAT NEWS WEEK!

  4. yvonne says:

    Wow. Me too. I cried. People CAN make a difference. We always have to remember that. And be reminded of that. Thanks Melissa!

  5. Heather says:

    Thank you so much for posting this. I grew up in SW Michigan and it is such a vibrant community.

  6. Kathy says:

    Thanks so much! We just moved to Grand Rapids and I haven’t totally warmed up to it yet (must.make.friends.). But this totally helps. I’m going to repost it on my blog.