U.S.: A Flint Neighborhood Digs Out
Job loss, compounded by the recession, has led to an astonishing plunge in the city's population: to about 110,000 and falling from roughly 200,000 in 1960. Thousands of abandoned houses now haunt the 34-square-mile city; one in four houses is said to be vacant, like this abandoned home on Piper Avenue.
Photo: Fred R. Conrad/The New York Times
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