The Power of Tumblr. The Beauty of Strangers.


My name is Ray Stoeser.  I am a high school teacher living and working in Detroit.  Below is a testament to the power of Tumblr and social networking.  Most importantly it is about how 554 complete strangers helped change the lives of my Detroit students.

The Power of Tumblr.  The Beauty of Strangers.

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Thank you, Mr. Stoeser.

(via kateelliottsff)

Part 1 of a video essay on the upside of Detroit. It’s not all rotting buildings and doom.


Not sure what surprised me more: the enthusiasm and energy of rebirth and awesome projects they’ve got going in Detroit, or how likable I still find Johnny Knoxville. (video by Palladium Boots?)