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This Week on Metro Connection: Washington & D.C.

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Mural in Adams Morgan: "If you lived here you'd be home now. But you still could not vote."
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Mural in Adams Morgan: "If you lived here you'd be home now. But you still could not vote."

"Washington" and "D.C.": is there really a difference between the two? Well, we decided to find out, with a little help from longtime Washingtonian and WAMU host Kojo Nnamdi, and some D.C. residents who are declaring their love for the District in a very personal, and permanent, way.

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