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Feeling passionate about Detroit

Young people really do love the Motor City, according to a newly released Gallup and Knight Foundation research.

Here's what the article about the "Soul of the Community" survey had to say about Detroit:

"Areas with some of the lowest percentages of engaged residents (those who feel passionate about where they live) were found in Gary, Ind., Detroit, Mich., Macon, Ga., Akron, Ohio and Wichita, Kan.

While Detroit was in the bottom five, the city does have some momentum building to change that, especially with growing enthusiasm of residents between the ages of 18 to 34, said Katherine Loflin, lead consultant on the project.

"People think a certain thing about Detroit and the area," she said. Residents are trying to turn that around. "They're saying we're not done with this community."

Find the whole story here.

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