Famous Detroiters’ stories told in photos, words

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Historical Museum is hosting an 11-week exhibition that features photos and transcripted interviews with 50 prominent and influential Detroiters.

The event opens with a reception at 6 p.m. Friday and runs through Sept. 29. It’s tied to the recently published book “HeartSoul Detroit: Conversations on the Motor City.”

The book and exhibition feature photographs by Jenny Risher.

Those included in the book and show include Lilly Tomlin, Nicklas Lidstrom, Barry Sanders, Al Kaline, Elmore Leonard, Mitch Albom, John Sinclair, Smokey Robinson, Jack White, Eminem, Martha Reeves, Berry Gordy, Lee Iacocca and Bill Ford Jr.

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Online:

Detroit Historical Society: http://detroithistorical.org

Exhibition details: http://bit.ly/124CzI7

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