*The city of Detroit gets a bad rap that seems to get worse every minute.

But, there’s yet another bright light gleaming through the problems of the city.

No one would’ve thought a young black girl would be interested in trimming trees for a living, but there’s one that has not only decided to trim trees, but competitively climb them.  This past weekend, she’s representing Michigan in an international tree climbing competition in Australia for the first time. (more…)