Photojournalist Alex Atwell

Published On: Feb 14 2013 03:26:11 PM EST   Updated On: Aug 22 2013 09:17:43 AM EDT

Don't believe everything you've  heard about Detroit.

It isn't perfect or polished, but it has more character, soul, history, and attitude than most cities.  

It's actually pretty awesome.

There isn't a cooler city in the country -- and I'll show you why.

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