Detroit 8th-grader talks coronavirus and entrepreneurship

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Ayinde Perry started a lawn care business with his father over the summer.

BridgeDetroit’s engagement director, Orlando Bailey is sitting down for interviews with Detroit youth to hear about their experience during the coronavirus pandemic and its accompanying social isolation. 

Rising eighth-grader Ayinde Perry, a student at Paul Robeson Malcolm X Academy. details his virtual learning experience, his spoiled summer plans and his successful lawn care business. 

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Learn more about how Detroit youth are navigating during the coronavirus pandemic.

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