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This Week On Metro Connection: Rarities

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With that quadrennial oddity, Leap Year, upon us, today we're all about the weird, unusual and/or or seldom-seen people, places and things of the Washington region. We'll hear from a man on a mission to save a language that hasn't been spoken in years, and we'll meet a Salvadoran family seeking a rare golden ticket to permanent residency in the Unites States. Plus, we'll visit a Capitol Hill barber whose nine-to-five gig is unlike that of any other barber anywhere. And we'll hear about a once-crucial canal that's still buried deep beneath the streets of Washington.

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