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This Week On Metro Connection: Rarities


Welcome to "Metro Connection," I'm Rebecca Sheir. And with that quadrennial oddity, Leap Year, heading our way, today we're all about the weird, the unusual, the seldom seen. We're calling this week's show Rarities. Now, in the public radio business, we're always on the prowl for those rare gems that make for a great story. But this week, we asked our reporters to find some gems that are even rarer, if you will.


We'll meet a man on a mission to save a language that's barely been spoken in years. We'll visit a Salvadoran family on a quest for a rare golden ticket to permanent U.S. residency. We'll talk with a Capitol Hill barber whose 9:00 to 5:00 gig is unlike that of any other barber. And we'll hear about a so-called tunnel of slime that still runs deep beneath the streets of Washington.
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