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Our Readers Help S.A.Y. Detroit Salvage Lives

Last year, it was nothing more than a dusty storage area. Old pipes. Dirty walls. Dim lighting. Boxes piled high. It was the southeastern corner of a homeless shelter building operated by the Michigan Veterans Foundation. Through these doors come 160 veterans a day, men who have served this country, worn the uniform, in some cases taken bullets or shrapnel, and who are now, for whatever reason, homeless. "We could really use a kitchen," the executive director, Tobi Geibig, told me back then."Where would you put it?" I asked.