In 1950, Detroit had 1.8 million people and the big three automakers dominated the auto industry, but the city has gone into sharp decline in recent decades, culminating in its bankruptcy this year. Photo: AFP In 1950, Detroit had 1.8 million people and the big three automakers dominated the auto industry, but the city has gone into sharp decline in recent decades, culminating in its bankruptcy this year. Photo: AFP
In 1950, Detroit had 1.8 million people and the big three automakers dominated the auto industry, but the city has gone into sharp decline in recent decades, culminating in its bankruptcy this year. Photo: AFP

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In 1950, Detroit had 1.8 million people and the big three automakers dominated the auto industry, but the city has gone into sharp decline in recent decades, culminating in its bankruptcy this year. Photo: AFP In 1950, Detroit had 1.8 million people and the big three automakers dominated the auto industry, but the city has gone into sharp decline in recent decades, culminating in its bankruptcy this year. Photo: AFP
In 1950, Detroit had 1.8 million people and the big three automakers dominated the auto industry, but the city has gone into sharp decline in recent decades, culminating in its bankruptcy this year. Photo: AFP
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