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This Week On Metro Connection: Year In Review

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Before we ring in the new year, we'll look back and bring you some of our favorite stories from 2012. We'll revisit our mini-series on the monks of Virginia's Holy Cross Abbey, and hear again from D.C. youths coping with HIV. Plus, going court-side with the District's "First Ladies" of basketball.

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

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