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Milo-Grogan Neighborhood Readies for Rebirth

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From The Dispatch:

Milo-Grogan: Counting on a rebirth
By Sherri Williams

As a young girl in Milo-Grogan, Gail Brown grew up amid thriving Italian delis and small businesses. Then the freeway came, taking away hundreds of homes and cutting off Milo-Grogan from surrounding communities. The factories closed, and the homeowners who could afford it moved to the suburbs. Despite the crime, the isolation and the poverty, this year’s closing of the Milo-Grogan Recreation Center seems to be pulling residents together again.

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