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Janney Heroes Shine Light on Friend’s Cancer Battle

Sometimes the greatest heroes do not have super powers or don masks and capes. Sometimes they hide under shy grins and wear sneakers. Janney Elementary School students who have banded together in support of a former classmate battling cancer are outshining any Superman or Wonder Woman.

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Tenleytown Resident Named a 2013 Washingtonian of the Year

Each year, Washingtonian magazine recognizes “local heroes who help make the Washington area a better place to live.” For 2013, Tenleytown neighbor Richard “Benny” Bienvenue was acknowledged by the magazine for his two decades of service at the helm of Our House. He was among 12 DC metro area leaders receiving the magazine’s accolade. Our House is a residential job training

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