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The Moth untranslated? Group brings Detroiters together through storytelling in different languages

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Courtesy of Relato:Detroit
Relato:Detroit provides a platform for bilingual and immigrant stories without translation.

The Metro Detroit area is incredibly culturally diverse. The region is home to more than 30 languages, and in more than 600-thousand homes, a language other than English is spoken at the dinner table.

The group Relato:Detroit wants to bring those immigrant or bilingual speakers into the storytelling fold.

So it’s giving them a chance to share stories in their own language, without having to provide context or translation.

Jeni De La O of Relato:Detroit joined Stateside host Cynthia Canty to explain how this project brings Detroit's diverse communities together.

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