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Even aging and crumbling people don't want to put with aging and crumbling buildings. This is a sad tale of closing businesses from the Freep with one of the weirdest quotes we've run across in that paper's long history of interviewing the barely coherent. Said John Barton of East Grand Nursing Home near downtown, ""From a distance, you can't tell if a man is stumbling because he's drunk or stumbling because he's carrying too much weight." Are the old folks drunk all day? Did the ceiling cave? We're not sure which breed of horrible this is. [Freep]