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What's up with Detroit the cities a mass about two thirds of its population left town.
Whole neighborhoods are crumbling.
Recently special correspondent candy -- -- walk through Detroit with community activists.
That house over there.
Right behind you it is literally being consumed by -- weeks as one example.
Kirk -- works for one of the community groups that's trying to clean neighborhoods up.
This one needs its despite signs like this one much of it looks like our garbage -- Here's a garbage truck I mean that's good news right absolutely -- the good news.
But are they going to pick up all of this.
I don't think so what is -- strangest creepiest thing.
-- things they found.
That they trying to move the -- in the trash for the worst thing was actually did back then there was a dead body that was found over here boats.
Home -- involves.
You -- -- kitchen sinks refrigerators.
Of course tires.
The remnants of life.
Many people left neighborhoods like these -- there are so few basic services.
And the ambulance may not come.
Speechwriters pick themselves up and put themselves in their cars to take them all down -- to the hospital.
And yet amidst the garbage and abandoned property there is life -- -- this house that's got a nice motorcycle out front how does this person not.
Two things one they have hope.
And two they like their neighborhood they found the homeowner.
You've got empty lot next CEO and empty houses.
Across the street and another empty lot across three run what that would keeping -- Well I -- -- here in the studio and I'm here you worry about.
What happens in the empty houses and whether or not people are gonna come after -- -- what I can and keep their lives could.
Closed doors on the -- -- whose stuff like that they keep it Diana -- you have to cities that neighbors.
Yes hmmm -- people just -- move around.
Just gone and this was typical of what you saw in Detroit many places.
It was really inching neighborhood after neighborhood you'd see nice streets with nice homes and a block away it was these abandoned burned out homes.
And they were being devoured by the earth to truly is it's falling back into the air at.
And that's not all bad news.
And I don't really know unless it's not so great it has some problem areas I don't need -- get their friends for your show -- and it's really problem areas.
And you see for sale -- you see a lot of people moving out homes under water.
People kind of give up and walk away.
But that's just for sale -- this is the literally civilized deciding -- evolving into the state of nature.
This is what they talk about philosophers.
That when they talk about the state of nature the reversion.
This is happening in Detroit but you don't really see chaos.
The stated nature does not give way to chaos it's not necessarily going to be chaotic and fact.
We found what I liked not accidental libertarians.
People were becoming so self reliant they know that they -- city government has failed them utterly the services aren't there the police aren't going to show up so they have collected in the -- They are crafting gardens they are keeping BE is they've got chickens they've got a lot of open -- now so.
And you're going -- with these community activists -- all leftists but they weren't saying oh we just need a new mayor my guy in.
Now they we're not talking about six -- -- we're talking about getting together -- neighbors mentoring kids to the kids have something to do so they don't fallen to crime.
And making the best out of -- situation that.
Bad is is not an acceptable word it's something different from -- And one -- -- area -- Kennedy found hope politicians have driven Detroit so far into the tank that prices are now cheap.
Good place to start from scratch.
You could probably buy into that here for anywhere from a hundred to 500 books.
-- -- -- by a house here from anywhere from 500 books.
Kennedy checked out this abandoned house just a few blocks from Grosse -- where the rich people live.
The house had been guarded by thieves.
If you can see -- new flooring and obviously you know -- taken everything out that did all the metal windows out the appliances are gone and for 15100 dollars you could buy a house right and you can fix that it turned incredible you know you think about first time.
Homeowners you can literally on -- to 15100 dollars which is what a lot of people pay in rent.
That's grossly gonna move there.
If I have kids I would actually move there and I I would tell people.
If you aren't urban survivalist if you haven't had any desire to get into urban farming.
Moved to Detroit there's plenty of land the people there are -- infectious I really enjoyed my time there because it was like surveying a war -- Populated by saints they were really -- they're banding together.
And if you want to raise chickens and beans.
Detroit is the bee's -- You -- next a man.
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