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Dispensing Ice Cream...and Wisdom

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Customers line up to cool down at Uzman Leigh Jalloh's ice cream truck in Northeast D.C.
Lauren Landau
Customers line up to cool down at Uzman Leigh Jalloh's ice cream truck in Northeast D.C.

The tinkling music of an ice cream truck is an iconic sound of summer. But one local driver is serving up much more than ice cream to some of the District's poorest neighborhoods. Customers call him "Mr. Leigh," and as Lauren Landau finds out, he's something of a legend to the residents who visit the truck for guidance and advice.

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