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Donald L. Simons was born in 1943 and he grew up on Fuller Street in Ann Arbor. He attended Jones School, Ann Arbor High, and Eastern Michigan University. He was a starting football halfback and basketball co-captain in high school, and was recognized as athlete of the month. Mr. Simons recalls segregation and several incidents of discrimination in Ann Arbor. He is proud of his family, his work coaching at the Maxey Boys' Training School and Boysville, and co-hosting the annual neighborhood picnic for 25 years.
Ypsilanti Press, February 5, 1992
Charles Winston, a recent Eastern Michigan University graduate, helps Jenee Reed, 9, with some arithmetic problems Tuesday at the Parkridge Community Center. Winston works for the Learning Center at Parkridge and helps young people get into and stay interested in math and reading.