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In Mt. Airy, It Takes A Village To Keep The Village [PHOTO ESSAY]

A SEPTA train on the Chestnut Hill West line crosses Mt Pleasant Avenue as it is on its way to Center City. The trestle is part of the Mural Arts Program and made possible with support of Mt Airy residents, (including Ken Weinstein). - See more at: http://whyy.org/cms/everyzip/zip-photo-essay-in-mt-airy-it-takes-a-village-to-keep-the-village-19119/#sthash.Q360f7DJ.dpuf
A SEPTA train on the Chestnut Hill West line crosses Mt Pleasant Avenue as it is on its way to Center City. The trestle is part of the Mural Arts Program and made possible with support of Mt Airy residents, (including Ken Weinstein). (©2016, Bastiaan Slabbers)

When we moved from the Netherlands to Philadelphia six years ago, my wife and I first landed in Fishtown. It’s a nice neighborhood if you are young, but for us, eventually, Mt. Airy in Northwest Philly beckoned.
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Are those guns real? [VIDEO]

History through the eyes of eight young spectators

For the 30th time re-enactors took stage at the Grounds of Cliveden to relive that foggy morning of October 4, 1777.  This is the second time I made a video for WHYY’s NewsWorks of this annual event. (You can find my video of the 2012 event here, if you are interested.) This year we learn about what happened on the battlefield via the questions of eight young spectators.

Read the full NewsWorks’ story by Amanda Staller with photos by Rikard Larma here