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These Sisters Created A Bed And Breakfast To Bring Travelers Back To Detroit

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These Sisters Created A Bed And Breakfast To Bring Travelers Back To Detroit


Detroit natives Francina and Roderica James have been making money together for most of their lives. Entrepreneurs for 17 years, the sisters got their start working in their mother’s jewelry business, and eventually helped to expand the Michigan based company to Georgia and Mississippi.

After catching the real estate bug around 2007, the pair realized that Detroit wasn’t just a city for locals to buy a home in, it was a unique and culture filled destination that others around the country needed to experience, it was just missing one thing – proper accommodations.  The James sisters scoured their city for the perfect property to build 

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I am a future butterfly at the stage of growth when I am turning into an adult. I am enclosed in a hard case shell formed by love, family, and friends. It is the hardest stage of becoming a black butterfly. You will encounter many hardships only to come out stronger and better than what you went in. At this stage, you are finding out who you truly are and how to love yourself.

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