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This Week On Metro Connection: House And Home

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We'll look at the places that shelter us and the symbolism behind our humble abodes. We'll learn why some homeless kids in D.C. are being left out in the cold. We'll look at Maryland's plan to protect the home territory of wild plants and animals. And we'll hear about the long and winding road some artistic masterpieces took to their new home in the District.

[Music: "Every Little Bit Hurts" by John Davis from Title Tracks / "Make Yourself at Home" by Dizzy Gillespie & Cab Calloway from In The Mood For You]

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