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Monday, June 12, 2017

For Flint, an 1882 Play About Bad Water Is ‘Exactly What We’re Living’

The New York Times: The play was written in 1882, originally set in a small town in Norway — about as removed as imaginable from the daily struggles of this Michigan city. But as an adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s “An Enemy of the People” played out over the weekend on a basketball court in a building that was once a Flint elementary school, the echoes were uncanny.

A doctor discovers a tainted water supply and speaks up about it.

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