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Mechanix Unlimited auto repair has signs with an American flag commemorating the 9-11 attacks and a sign condemning a bank for trying to foreclose on a local small business.


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The Big Ole Bank Was Bold

Mechanix Unlimited is an auto repair shop on Jefferson Boulevard in downtown Fort Wayne. I had wanted to photograph the sign on the end of the building commemorating the September 11 terrorist attacks for a while, but the sign over the office door intrigued me even more:

"The big ole bank was bold, shop owner refused to fold. Congratulations Marika Hamilton."





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