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This Week on Metro Connection: Lost & Found

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This week's show will have you searching for things that have gone missing.
Rebecca Sheir
This week's show will have you searching for things that have gone missing.

Get ready for an audio scavenger hunt, as we search for things that have gone missing -- from a pig's head to a prosthetic leg. We'll visit a neighborhood that vanished a century ago, and rummage through the lost and found bin at Reagan National Airport. Plus, we meet a man who discovered a new path after his father went to prison.


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