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This Week on Metro Connection: Hall of Fame

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With 2014 around the corner, we'll pause to toast some of the great characters we met and places we visited in 2013. We'll work the overnight shift with a rookie cop in Montgomery County. We'll hear one woman's very personal account of becoming a mom. And we'll hit the court with one of the nation's best players...of dodgeball.

[Music: "Every Little Bit Hurts" by John Davis from Title Tracks / "Auld Lang Syne" by Jim Galloway and Jay McShann from Christmas Jazz Greats ]

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