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Alexandria bakery’s royal connection — “Queen Elizabeth II’s visits to the D.C. region throughout her long life were always showstoppers, but it was her first visit to the area — as a princess in 1951 — that became the claim to fame for one Alexandria bakery.” [Washington Business Journal]

It’s Monday — Rain starting in the afternoon. High of 82 and low of 72. Sunrise at 6:49 am and sunset at 7:23 pm. []

What happened to Landmark Mall — “Located just outside of Washington DC sat one of the capital city’s many Modern Ruins. Landmark Mall was once a titan in the region winning head-to-head matchups in consumer preferences over its many nearby rivals.” [YouTube]

Virginia bottles reveal history underground — “Digging up old privies and outhouses unearths historic items.” [Alexandria Living Magazine]

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Hi, my name is Moneim Z., and I am a blind male with chronic kidney disease, who needs a living kidney donor for a transplant. My blood type is B+, and I can accept a kidney from individuals who have blood types B and O.

To read my story, please see the attached letter.

To contact me directly, please email me at [email protected] or call at 571-428-5065. My living donor coordinator at INOVA Hospital, Amileen Cruz can be reached at (703) 776-8370 , or via email at [email protected]

Thank you!

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