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Rosie Dempsey has lived in the Brookland neighborhood of D.C. for 24 years and enjoys the numerous gardens the area has to offer.
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Rosie Dempsey has lived in the Brookland neighborhood of D.C. for 24 years and enjoys the numerous gardens the area has to offer.

It's our weekly trip around the region. This week, we visit the Brookland neighborhood of Northeast D.C., where resident Rosie Dempsey has lived for 24 years. She says the area has numerous gardens to enjoy. We also visit Crystal City, Va. where resident Christer Ahl explains how the area got its name.

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