Wasted Potential

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Photo by Scott Haefner: Wasted Potential

The abandoned Book Depository, where the Detroit Public School System once stored its books and supplies, has sat vacant for over 20 years. Following a fire in 1987, everything was left behind to rot in obsolescence. In some cases perfectly usable textbooks, still in their original wrappers, collect dust and succumb to nature’s wrath.

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