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Through a time capsule, the past speaks to the present

Opened Detroit Century Box reveals hopeful hearts and visions of the 21st century

From the March 19, 2001 issue of the Christian Science Sentinel


A HUNDRED YEARS AGO, the mayor of Detroit, Michigan, in the United States, invited 55 prominent citizens, mostly men, to write messages for the future—100 years ahead, in fact. Their comments were to be sealed in a time capsule that wouldn't be opened until early in January 2001.