MS. REBECCA SHEIR
Welcome to "Metro Connection." I'm Rebecca Sheir. With all that snow coming down across so much of the country this past week, today we're reversing things a little bit and looking up. Our theme this week is "Up in the Air" so we'll go up into the atmosphere and learn how the region's light and air pollution are linked. We'll go up on the rooftop to visit some underground urban beekeepers. We'll go up trees and visit some hanging flowers at the Smithsonian's new orchids exhibit And we'll meet a D.C.-born opera star whose career almost went up in smoke when she came down with a rare autoimmune disease.
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