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Making Peace With The Specters In Your Home

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One of oldest homes in Crestwood, accompanied by a Washington Post article about its pending construction.
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One of oldest homes in Crestwood, accompanied by a Washington Post article about its pending construction.

This week we're taking a closer look at a Washington neighborhood we've covered for our Door To Door series. Jonna McKone speaks with long-time residents of Crestwood, and discovers some odd and spooky stories in the neighborhood's homes.

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