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Two Asian elephants play (and share a secret) in the Elephant Yard at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington, D.C.
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Two Asian elephants play (and share a secret) in the Elephant Yard at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington, D.C.

We'll bring you stories of the clandestine, the covert, the down-low and the hush-hush as we focus on "Secrets." We'll hear about the hidden side of a prominent D.C. politician, and we'll hit the water to see what secrets come from down below. Plus, we'll check out a play that delves into the surreptitious behavior of two families in Georgetown.


[Music: "Every Little Bit Hurts" by John Davis from Title Tracks / "Secret - Karaoke Version" by Stingray Music Karaoke from Karaoke In the Style of Madonna - Vol. 5]

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