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E_hemingway
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Post Number: 1671
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Posted on Saturday, May 10, 2008 - 11:23 am: Edit PostDelete PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

It looks like they're doing some restoration to the Spirit of Detroit statue or those are some really meticulous scrappers.
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Jrvass
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Posted on Saturday, May 10, 2008 - 11:48 am: Edit PostDelete PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Probably getting it ready for a Wings sweater or Pistons jersey.
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Spiritofdetroit
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Posted on Saturday, May 10, 2008 - 3:54 pm: Edit PostDelete PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

No, it is much more extensive work than that. Scaffolding has surrounded the entire entrance to the building for a couple of weeks now
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Mschievous
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Posted on Saturday, May 10, 2008 - 4:18 pm: Edit PostDelete PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Kwame's gonna climb down and sneak out in the middle of the night. We wish
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Gannon
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Posted on Saturday, May 10, 2008 - 7:20 pm: Edit PostDelete PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

He's in temporary custody during the Kwhyme crisis.


Expect the scripture behind him to be fulfilled once again restoring the liberty He once held in this town.


FREEDOM for our Spirit! Let our Spirit GO.
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Kennyd
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Posted on Sunday, May 11, 2008 - 5:07 pm: Edit PostDelete PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

I remember when I was a kid, some college students painted footprints leading from the Spirit of Detroit down Woodward to a female statue. My mother thought that was a sweet little prank.
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Rjlj
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Posted on Sunday, May 11, 2008 - 6:05 pm: Edit PostDelete PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

^^^ That is really funny.
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Greatlakes
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Posted on Sunday, May 11, 2008 - 7:14 pm: Edit PostDelete PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Yep, it was to the nearby Passo di Danza.
http://info.detnews.com/redesi gn/history/story/historytempla te.cfm?id=165
http://www.flickr.com/photos/m aiac/595117445/in/set-1015755/
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Eric
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Posted on Sunday, May 11, 2008 - 7:50 pm: Edit PostDelete PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Model D recently did a feature on the company that's doing the restoration work.

http://www.modeldmedia.com/fea tures/venust13908.aspx

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