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David Edwards, former urban planner for Fairfax County, Va.
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David Edwards, former urban planner for Fairfax County, Va.

If you tuned in to our "Dreams" show in January, you might remember David Edwards: an urban planner in Fairfax County, Va., in the 1960s and 70s. Edwards died last week, after a long battle with cancer. We remember him, by playing an excerpt of his interview with WAMU transportation reporter David Schultz.

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