Viral Video Tells Newsweek ‘Bye Bye’

Grand Rapids residents show the life in their city

Grand Rapids, Mich., successfully told the media to shove it. Residents took to the streets in response to a Newsweek.com list naming Grand Rapids one of America’s dying cities. Their single-shot elaborate lip-sync extravaganza of Don McLean’s "American Pie" is quickly going viral. More than 770,000 people have viewed the video in the past three days.