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By Clair Enlow
September 28, 2005
Southeast Seattle that vast swath of under-appreciated land that stretches from Interstate 90 south to the city limits has suffered from poverty and invisibility, but its time is coming. After a decade of planning, excitement, conflicts and doubt, Link Light Rail is under construction.
Look now or you'll forever wonder just how it happened. Before you take your first train to Sea-Tac in 2009, take a drive down Martin Luther King Jr. Way. You'll probably find that whatever you've thought about the Southend in the last two decades or even the past two years is wrong or suddenly very out of date. There, emerging behind the shovels, Caterpillars and stacks of steel along the wide street, is the new Southeast Seattle.
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