Unburied bodies and 28% unemployment in former industrial heartland
TimesOnline November 21, 2009
The abandoned corpses, in white body bags with number tags tied to each toe,
lie one above the other on steel racks inside a giant freezer in Detroit’s central mortuary, like discarded shoes in the back of a wardrobe.
Some have lain here for years, but in recent months the number of unclaimed bodies has reached a record high.
For in this city that once symbolised the American Dream many cannot even afford to bury their dead.
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