America’s Dying Cities

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Meet The Grand Rapids Folks Who Starred In The Awesome “American Pie” Video

In response to a January Newsweek article that listed it as a dying city, 5,000 Grand Rapids, Michigan residents got together a made of video of themselves lip-syncing to Don McLean’s “American Pie.” It’s gotten a million views in only a few days, and some high-profile support.America’s Dying Cities according to Newsweek:

10. Grand Rapids, Michigan
9. Flint, Michigan
8. South Bend, Indiana
7. Detroit, Michigan
6. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
5. Cleveland, Ohio
4. Rochester, New York
3. Hialeah, Florida
2. Vallejo, California
1. New Orleans, Louisiana

Watch video below: