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This Week on Metro Connection: Legacies

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What kind of legacy will you pass on?
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What kind of legacy will you pass on?

We focus on the impact we have -- and lasting impression we leave -- on the people around us. We'll meet a D.C. teacher working to influence and inspire her students, and talk with a couple whose legacy as art collectors you can now see at the Corcoran Gallery of Art. Plus, we explore the legacy of Abraham Lincoln -- and hear about the new theater project dedicated to our nation's sixteenth president. And Washingtonians chime in about the legacy they hope to leave when they're gone...

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