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This Week On Metro Connection: Taking Stock

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Preparing for changes in 2012.
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Preparing for changes in 2012.

As we kick off 2012, we pause to reflect on the year ahead, and find out what Washingtonians want from the next 12 months. We also meet people who are re-evaluating their lives in a fundamental way -- and making some big changes.

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