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Nancy Bradley says McLean was a tiny rural community when she moved there in 1954.  Today, it's a popular and busy Northern Virginia suburb.
Nancy Bradley says McLean was a tiny rural community when she moved there in 1954. Today, it's a popular and busy Northern Virginia suburb.

In this week's Door to Door, Sandor Guzman of Glenmont, Md. says the neighborhood is close to a library, has good public transportation -- and food from his homeland of El Salvador, while Nancy Bradley of McLean, Va. says her city was a tiny rural community when she moved there in 1954. Today, it's a popular and busy Northern Virginia suburb.

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