Why I Bought a $500 House in Detroit
-Originally published, BuzzFeed, Jan. 2014
The origional version published on BuzzFeed but lacking photos due to memory restrictions, may be seen at:
Why I Bought A House In Detroit For $500
After college, as my friends left Michigan for better opportunities, I was determined to help fix this broken, chaotic city by building my own home in the middle of it. I was 23 years old.