WASHINGTON — This summer, some kids will head off to summer camp. Others will spend time at the beach or the pool. But one teen from Alexandria, Virginia is off for the adventure of a…
While most young adults settle in to watch a movie, meet friends for a drink or have dinner at a local restaurant after work, WTOP Editor Samantha Loss spends her evenings hanging upside-down.
After graduating from The Field School in Northwest D.C., the Capitol Hill resident was accepted to Wellesley College to study engineering. However, instead of heading up to Massachusetts, Michels-Gualtieri followed a time-sensitive passion that took her halfway around the world — and several feet in the air.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.