US auto town hit by foreclosures

As the US economy struggles out of recession, home foreclosures have hit the one million mark.

    As the US economy struggles out of recession, home foreclosures have touched the one million mark.

    Those foreclosures have hit the long-suffering city of Flint, Michigan, particularly hard.

    Once the home of General Motors, this declining city is now thinking of returning back to nature.

    Al Jazeera's Cath Turner reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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