Detroiters React to the Bankruptcy News

July 19, 2013

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"I think this is the start of the new Detroit."

--Kevin, Detroiter

Detroit’s Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr filed for Chapter Nine Bankruptcy in court on thursday. Local Detroiters reacted to the news. Many were disappointed, but many also said they were hopeful that Detroit would rise again. Here's what they had to say.

Audio was collected by WDET's Nick Ciolino. Postcard produced by J. Carlisle Larsen.

Photo Credit | Kate Sumbler - Flickr