There's a lot more to Detroit than meets the eye. Good or bad, there are perspectives of the city you might not see unless you live here.
That's what we wanted to show in a story that shined a light on the complex city and its thousands of residents who can sometimes get overlooked in national news stories.
We asked that readers send their photos of the "real Detroit" -- a phrase that likely means something different to each person, but is defined by the people who live here and experience it. The responses we received were overwhelming; both from Detroiters sharing images of their favorite places, and individuals from far-off places giving their best wishes for the city. One reader even made a video.
Below, see images of HuffPost readers' Detroit, and submit your own.