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Pandemic Life in Crystal City Underground - Part 9

You really have to be careful when you use the word "all". In most circumstances, all simply doesn't apply. But here are 2 uses of the word that I think are verified. All communities have some special features about them and all communities in the United States are currently being affected by COVID-19 and the measures being taken to try to control the pandemic it is causing.

Well, my community is Crystal City, a Virginia extension of Washington, DC that is located just 3 Metro stops from the nation's capital. And one of its unique features is that there is an 11-block underground city that runs from 12th to 23rd streets.

I'll be conducting conducting a series of video tours to show how the pandemic is changing our underground.

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