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Door To Door: Kingman Park, D.C. And Great Falls, Va.

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Karen Washburn spends time with her horse, Toby, at their home in Great Falls, Va. Washburn says that one of the best parts about life in Great Falls is the abundant wildlife and open spaces.
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Karen Washburn spends time with her horse, Toby, at their home in Great Falls, Va. Washburn says that one of the best parts about life in Great Falls is the abundant wildlife and open spaces.

It's our weekly trip around the region. This week, we visit D.C.'s Kingman Park and Great Falls, VA.

[Music: "No, Girl" by John Davis from Title Tracks / "What's Going On (The Foundation Rhythm & Strings Mix)" by Marvin Gaye from What's Going On]

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This map shows previous Door to Door segments, and includes links to photos and show audio. The yellow marker represents neighborhoods featured in Washington, D.C., the blue represents neighborhoods in Maryland, and the red represents neighborhoods in Virginia.

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