Remembering One of Our Own

Remembering One of Our Own

At a corner near Interstate 75 in downtown Detroit, an unlikely friendship developed six years ago between Tiffany Brocker, a mother of six children, and Gordon King, who was homeless.

The two saw each other daily and developed a bond. What happened next was worthy of an O. Henry story: King disappeared. Brocker found out that he’d died. When his family couldn’t be found, she gave him a memorial and a final resting spot.

Read more of this story from the Detroit News: Homeless Detroit Man Laid to Rest


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