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This Week On Metro Connection: Wisdom

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We're off in search of wisdom on this week's program. We'll talk with Washingtonians young and old about lessons learned and knowledge gleaned from life's daily challenges. Plus, we'll hear about a new project that's recording the wisdom of local gardeners. And we'll meet folks who are questioning the conventional wisdom about the size of the American home.

[Music: "Every Little Bit Hurts" by John Davis from Title Tracks / "Wise" by Panik from The Unlikely Hero]

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