Topic - Mary Teresa Kane

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  • "There were different neighborhoods: Petworth, Northeast, Chevy Chase. Everybody took care of one another within them. If someone in my family got sick, all the neighbors would come with Jell-O or chicken soup. What changed it all was when new people came in to work for the War Department. It lost its closeness," said Mary Teresa Kane, who lived with her grandparents and mother in a $9,000 house in Petworth.

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