WAMU 88.5 : Metro Connection

This Week On Metro Connection: Winging It

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We'll visit a local shock trauma center to meet doctors and nurses who work on the fly to save lives. We'll hear from a longtime D.C.-based teacher of improv comedy. And we'll hang out with a musician who's all about experimentation and play. We'll also take a more literal look at the idea of winging it, with stories about creatures that take to the skies.

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

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