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This Week On Metro Connection: Remembering & Forgetting

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Days after our national day of remembrance, we bring you a show about "Remembering and Forgetting." We'll head to Arlington National Cemetery to meet a bugler who honors the lives of those lost in the line of duty. We'll go digging for artifacts with a man on a mission to remember our region's earliest inhabitants. And we'll go inside the painstaking work of saving pieces of Georgetown's stony history.

[Music: "Every Little Bit Hurts" by John Davis from Title Tracks]

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