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This Week On Metro Connection: Friends And Neighbors

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We hit the streets to bring you stories about the roles neighbors play in our lives. In the second part of our series on the monks of Virginia's Holy Cross Abbey, we'll hear how the abbey is partnering with a local farm to stay on solid financial footing. We'll hit the basketball court in one D.C. neighborhood to hear how the game is creating unusually tight bonds among residents. And we'll explore how people of very different religious faiths are sharing worship spaces across our region.

[Music: "Every Little Bit Hurts" by John Davis from Title Tracks / "Side By Side" by Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra from The Age of Charleston]


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