Charlie LeDuff is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, formerly at the New York Times and the Detroit News , and currently on Detroit's Fox 2 News . He was one of several reporters who worked on The New York Times series "How Race Is Lived in America," which was awarded a Pulitzer Prize in 2001. He alsoproduced a ten-part television series of participatory journalism called O " for Discovery Times . LeDuff has covered the war in Iraq, crossed the border with Mexican migrants, and chronicled a Brooklyn fire house in the aftermath of 9/11. The author of Detroit, US Guys, and Work and Other Sins , he lives near Detroit.