The Bigger Picture
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The Bigger Picture


Grit, Gears, and Grace: A Snapshot

My best story about my father

In Detroit, the Motor City, the kind of car you drive is symbolic. It’s a reflection of socioeconomic status and a prominent factor in a family’s profile. It’s also frequently a clue to the family’s source of income. Ford workers drive Fords; GM workers drive GM products. And, thanks to extensive…



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Tina L. Smith

Writer, humorist, animal lover, lifelong language geek (er, I proofread for fun). I write on diverse topics that catch my fancy. Everything but haiku(tm). [she]