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Door to Door: Woodley Park, D.C. and Occoquan, Va.

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Tamora Ilasat sits outside her Woodley Park home with her dog.
Peter Domingos
Tamora Ilasat sits outside her Woodley Park home with her dog.

It's our weekly trip around the region. This week, we visit the Woodley Park neighborhood of Northwest D.C., where resident Tamora Ilasat enjoys the daily tolling of the National Cathedral bells. We then swing by Occoquan, Va., a historic town where Mayor Earnie Porta says there's a mix of things to do for everyone who visits.

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