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This Week On Metro Connection: Letting Go

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On this week's show, we'll meet people relinquishing all sorts of things — from a dangerous addiction, to an over-reliance on technology. We'll also consider what it means to let go when your alma mater closes its doors. And with the Superbowl coming up this Sunday, we'll hear from Baltimore Ravens fans as their team's most famous player prepares for his last game before retirement.

[Music: Sarah Gray: "Leaves Falling" By: Lullatone From the Album We Will Rock You... To Sleep: An Introduction to Lullatone / "My Xylophone Loves Me" By: Melodium From the Album: Music For Invisible People]

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