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Door To Door: Nairn/Hermitage, Md. And Hollin Hills, Va.

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Suzanne McLees, who has lived in Hollin Hills since 2003, says she loves the people in her neighborhood because they approach life with a sense of gusto and passion.
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Suzanne McLees, who has lived in Hollin Hills since 2003, says she loves the people in her neighborhood because they approach life with a sense of gusto and passion.

It's our weekly trip around the region. This week, we visit the Nairn-Hermitage area of Silver Spring, Md., and Hollin Hills, Va.

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Photos: Door to Door: Nairn/Hermitage, Md. And Hollin Hills, Va.

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