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Beginning with the fifth grade, 59-year-old Rodney Harris recounts his personal history dealing with a lifetime of racism in new documentary, “A Continuing Series of Small Indignities”

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Ann Arbor / Ypsilanti

Ann Arbor / Ypsilanti

Ann Arbor / Ypsilanti
First it’s Ann Arbor for some pickled pleasures, a store with more and a wild watery ride. Then we hit Ypsilanti for curly locks, righteous robots and some frozen faces.

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Spy in the Wild

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Spy in the Wild: Bad Behavior
Infiltrate the underground world of animal crime and retribution with mischievous Spy Creatures.

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