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(left to right) Matt Czarnecki, CQ age 17 senior from Warren is having a cramp in his back massaged by wrestling co-coach Greg Mayer, CQ age 29 from Fraser who shouts drill instructions to his team during wrestling practice on Tuesday, Nov 23, 2004. The practice located at Warren Woods Tower is in an undersized room which barely accommodates the 24 athletes. The Titans are preparing for, and hosting a Warren City Wresting Championship. Photo Credit: Fabrizio CostantiniThousands of Lebanese and Arab-Americans flooded the streets of Dearborn, Michigan for a rally and march against Israeli Aggression on Tuesday, July 18, 2006. Photo Credit: Fabrizio Costantini for the New York TimesLAMA - ANN ARBOR, MI - APRIL 18, 2008: The Dalai Lama in Rackham Auditorium in Ann Arbor on Friday, April 18th, 2008 where he stressed that his visit to the U.S. is not political. The press conference marks the official start of his three-day visit to the University of Michigan. Events are scheduled Saturday and again Sunday when he will make a major address on the environment. Photo Credit: Fabrizio Costantini for the New York TimesMalek Youssef age 38 from Dearborn, MI an immigrant from Lebanon recently had 5 family members killed by Israeli forces in Zebkeen, South Lebanon when their house was bombed Thursday. He sits on the front porch of his Dearborn home with black fabric draped across it, marking their home as mourning.  Also pictured, His daughter Batoul Youssef age 4 on Sunday, July 16, 2006. Photo Credit: Fabrizio Costantini for the New York TimesPaul Ligendza CQ from Livonia a member of the UAW local 22 arrives for his shift at the GM Powertrain plant in Livonia Michigan on Thursday April 14, 2005. Fabrizio Costantini for the New York TimesNORTHWEST STRIKE - Romulus, MI - AUG 20, 2005 - Arthur Walker walks a picket line early saturday outside the airport in detroit after Northwest’s mechanics called a strike saturday august 20, 2005 Photo Credit: Fabrizio Costantini for the New York Times(left to right) Mohammad Vitandoust age 21 of Dearborn, MI, Mohamad Almodhafar age 8 from Dearborn, MI and Hassan Al-Saadi age 18 from Dearborn, MI (far right) Imam of the Islamic Center of America, Imam Sayed Hassan Al-Qazwini gathered at the Islamic Center of America in Dearborn, MI during a Majlis, a religious gathering during the first 10 days of mourning where some perform Lutmiya, the symbolic showing of grief practiced only by Shiite Muslims on Friday, January 19, 2007. Photo Credit: Fabrizio Costantini for the New York TimesCancer of the uterus, beginning a battle with a positive diagnosis.Spectators gather along the outfield fence to see the Detroit Tigers play against the Minnesota Twins on Thursday, July 21, 2005 at Comerica Park in downtown Detroit.  Pedestrians can peer into the game as they walk past the ballpark. Fabrizio Costantini for the New York TimesFlu shot lottery winners at Krogers Pharmacy in Roseville Michigan december 2004The ‘Detroit Derby Girls’ Roller Derby league bout on July 20th, 2006 took place in Detroit’s Masonic temple. Most girls are local moms with day jobs who clobber each other roller-skating in backyards and concerts. Photo Credit: Fabrizio CostantiniUnidentified mourners weep at the site of the deceased children as they pass past the caskets of Clarence Moore age 24 and his two sons Stephan Smith Moore age 2 and Clarence Smith Moore age 1 O. H. Pye III Funeral Home in Detroit Michigan. Clarence Moore used a hunting knife to mortally injure his two sons and then himself on Feb 23, 2005 in Georgia. The service was held on Friday, Mar 18 2005 in Detroit with family and friends. FABRIZIO COSTANTINIHONDA, EAST LIBERTY, OHIO, MARCH 20, 2007 - An unidentified auto worker walks past front door components in the Honda auto manufacturing facility in East Liberty Ohio. The auto plant started production in December 1989 and currently employs 2,500 associates and produces the Civic Sedan, Civic GX (natural-gas powered), Element, and Honda CR-V. Photo Credit: Fabrizio Costantini for the New York TimesHONDA, EAST LIBERTY, OHIO, MARCH 20, 2007 - A car chassis is being welded at the the Honda auto manufacturing facility in East Liberty Ohio started production in December 1989 and currently employs 2,500 associates. The factory produces the Civic Sedan, Civic GX (natural-gas powered), Element, and Honda CR-V. Photo Credit: Fabrizio Costantini for the New York TimesWRESTLEMANIA – DETROIT, MICIGAN, APRIL 1, 2007 – John Cena wrestles Shawn Michaels at Wrestlemania 23 in Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan. Photo Credit: Fabrizio Costantini for the New York TimesChris Barrows, from Tampa Florida lead singer of the Pink Lincolns performing at the Painted Lady in Hamtramck on Friday, April 22, 2005 as part of MC2. Behind him is the lead guitar player Dorsey Martin from Lutz Florida. Photo Credit: Fabrizio Costantinia nyc cab catches fire in times squareMushtak Alatiyah age 25 from Dearborn, MI (wrapped in the Iraqi flag) and his fellow Arab Americans celebrate the announcement of he death of former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein on Friday, December 29th, 2006 in Dearborn, MI. Hussein was found guilty of crimes against humanity and it is reported that he was executed on December 30 in Baghdad. Photo Credit, Fabrizio Costantini for the New York TimesFatme Bzeih Youssef age 26 from Dearborn, MI weeps at a memorial service at the Islamic Center of America on Sunday, July 16, 2006. Fatme, an immigrant from Lebanon had 12 family members killed by Israeli forces in Zebkeen including her mother, two brothers, and a sister when a rocket struck their home in South Lebanon Thursday. Also pictured, Rula Youssef age 27 from Dearborn, MI and Zeinab Beydoun age 22 from Dearborn, MI. Photo Credit: Fabrizio Costantini for the New York Timeshttp://tu-tutimes.blogspot.com/People crowd around the new premiers for Audi at the 2006 NAIAS (North American International Auto Show) on Sunday, January 8, 2006 at the 2006 Photo Credit: Fabrizio Costantini for the New York TimesRoger Roach CQ age 56 from Belleville, MI arrives to the Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association office for a meeting among Northwest Airlines Mechanic on Wednesday, August 17, 2005. The meeting took place just miles away from Detroit metro Airport where approximately 400 union mechanics plan to strike for their salaries and benefits. Fabrizio Costantini for the New York Times.A Wolverine employee walks past a container full of Cowhides that were ejected out of the Wolverine Meat Packing factory on Tuesday, April 11, 2006. Fifteen immigrant women were fired from their jobs as meat cutters after attending a protest for immigrant rights last month. Photo Credit: Fabrizio Costantini for the New York TimesTom Patrick age 47 from Superior Township chases the family dog towards the roosters while holding his adopted son, Raul Patrick age 3 during lunch on Thursday, March 31, 2005 Tom Patrick and his partner Dennis Patrick are co-plaintiffs in a lawsuit through the ACLU contesting recent same-sex benefit cutbacks directly affecting their family. Fabrizio Costantini for the New York TimesImam Husham Al-Husainy in the Karbalaaer Islamic Educational Center in Dearborn, MI preparing for Majlis and large groups of visitors on Friday, January 19 2007 Photo Credit: Fabrizio Costantini for the New York Times(left to  right) Rabbi Yosef Gourarie, 50, CQ from Oak Park greets Yaakov Goldsmith, 36,CQ from Baltimore as he passes the mobile sukka ( structure not capitalized) structure built by Levi Stein. The mobile structure intended for prayer is attached to a trailer with the intention of traveling to different locations and calling Jewish into it to pray. On the holiday of Sukkot, Rabbi Yosef Gourarie enters the Bais Chabad Torah center, a small synagogue on 10 mile road in oak park on Wednesday, October 6, 2004 FABRIZIO COSTANTINI/Special to the Detroit Free Press.James Lewis age 68 from Detroit, a retired autoworker at Dodge truck assembly attends a rally at Comerica Park in downtown Detroit for the Detroit Tigers on Monday, October 2, 2006. In anticipation of the playoffs and to celebrate their team’s success, Detroiters look towards the hardworking baseball team while Detroit’s auto industry struggles. Photo Credit, Fabrizio Costantini for the New York TimesUAW MEETING - DETROIT, MI - MARCH 27, 2007 - UAW President, Ron Gettelfinger speaks about the future of the United Auto Workers union at their 2007 Special Convention on Collective Bargaining at COBO hall in Detroit. Representatives from locals around the country gathered to voice oppinions.  Photo Credit: Fabrizio Costantini for the New York TimesLeonard Miklovich CQ from Lapeer, MI member of the Retiree UAW Flint Local 599 reacts to a speaker remarking on the future of retiree benefits at the retiree UAW Flint Local 599 meeting on Wednesday, June 29, 2005 in Flint Michigan. “I would have to pay more for my medical bills.” Says Leonard when asked how he would be affected if GM benefit cuts. Photo Credit: Fabrizio Costantini for the New York Times(left to right) John J Bryant CQ from Burton, MI Robert Crawford CQ from Flint, MI and Harley Tingley CQ all members of the Retiree UAW Flint Local 599 wait in line to buy tickets for a pig roast on Wednesday, June 29, 2005. They are attending a meeting for the retiree UAW Flint Local 599 where they are discussing their position against the UAW in response to their threat to cut benefits.A sheik exits the Karbalaa Islamic Educational Center in Dearborn, MI after leading a group in afternoon prayer through a boarded up door, which was shattered by vandals early that morning Monday, January 22, 2007. Vandals threw stones through the windows of several Shiite owned businesses surrounding the Karbalaa Islamic Educational Center, which hosted celebrations after the execution of Saddam Hussein. Photo Credit: Fabrizio Costantini for the New York Times