Bethesda Magazine: January-February 2022 Digital Edition

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Elizabeth GreenfieldWeiss and Brett Weiss at their backyard wedding in Bethesda

FEATURES 148 Happy Endings

COVID and economic growth are on the front burners in the Democratic primary for county executive. But old grudges and new rivalries are simmering in the background.

Risa Simon takes in older dogs and cats that need a place to live. Her goal is simple: She wants them to enjoy the time they have left.

BY LOUIS PECK

BY CARALEE ADAMS

160 Bethesda Interview

171 Weddings of the Year

NBC News correspondent Courtney Kube talks about her last trip to Afghanistan, how Tim Russert helped shape her career, and that time her 4-year-old interrupted her while she was live on air

In our annual feature, we peek inside the celebrations of four couples

BY MIKE UNGER

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BY CARALEE ADAMS

188 An Unforgettable Fire Forty years after a firefighter rescued a child—and another firefighter fell nearly to his death—some memories blur, but others snap sharply into focus BY MIKE M. AHLERS

PHOTO BY VINCE HA

139 The Race Is On

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