Nationally known author reflects on losing childhood home in Detroit

By Dream Hampton
…By the mid-’80s, my brother moved from the mowing crowd to the trespassing crew. Crack seemed to make its nationwide debut on the east side of Detroit, and unlike the boys his age who sold it, my brother, who’d taken to hanging with older boys, became a user.

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