Life in South Bend, a Rust Belt city on the move.

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Life in South Bend, a Rust Belt city on the move.

Alley Run

"We deliver services that empower everyone to thrive." 

Last week I was offered the opportunity to follow a trash crew through a few alleys on the West Side. The crew, consisting of Terrance, Frank and Dave, paused for a thirty second introduction and quickly returned to work. For the next 20 minutes I ran after the truck capturing still and moving moments. What I witnessed is recorded below.

Ten hour shifts starting at Six AM.
— Lamont Taylor, Superintendent
This is an elite crew.
— Lamont Taylor, Superintendent

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