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This Week On Metro Connection: Inspiration

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We'll explore what gets our creative wheels turning with a show all about Inspiration. We'll find out what happens when a massive oil spill inspires you to ditch your four wheels and start pedaling around on two. We'll hear what keeps D.C.'s high-school valedictorians inspired — no matter how trying the circumstances. And we'll explore how grown-ups are being theatrically inspired... by puppets.

[Music: "Every Little Bit Hurts" by John Davis from Title Tracks / "Proud Mary" by The Ventures from Surf Goes Pop!]

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