In this episode of “Storytellers,” Detroit writer Jonathan Kelly recounts his childhood and coming-of-age years as a “preacher’s kid” — a child of a minister, pastor or other clergy that tends to grow up in a stricter household than others.
The Big Sean-produced, J.K. Simmons-narrated “Detroit Comeback City” doc arrives on the heels of the announcement of Ford Motor Company acquiring the long-vacant Michigan Central Station. Ford chairman Bill Ford, of course, makes a well-timed appearance in the doc, but several local residents and natives also offer their commentary on the city’s rise, fall, and rise again.
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A nine-minute documentary produced for the City of Detroit’s Neighborhoods channel was awarded an Emmy on Saturday, the first major award for The Neighborhoods in less than a year since launching in August 2017.
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