Mayo Clinic

Jorge Avellan / WEMU

89.1 WEMU's Jorge Avellan found a business in Ypsilanti that produces something that's been around for thousands of years.  Now, with more flavor offerings and product lines, its popularity is only growing, thanks in part to a local compamy that has, for the most part, remained  "Hidden In Plain Sight." 


Jorge Avellan / WEMU

Imagine the fear and disappointment to learn you have a relatively rare genetic condition that, at some point, could give you cancer.  It has to be devastating.  Some end up feeling defeated.  Others find inspiration and use the diagnosis as a launching point to help others.  A York Township man chose the latter.