Every neighborhood probably has a community champion, someone who has been around for a long time, knows the history of the neighborhood, mentors newcomers, and volunteers to do whatever needs to be done. In the Glen Forest neighborhood of Bailey’s Crossroads, that community champion is Irene Shuman, who is a […]
McLean Novelist Paints Exquisite Portrait of Lebanese Immigrants
Angela Tehaan Leone, a McLean resident, is the daughter of first-generation Lebanese Americans. A prize-winning fiction writer, poet, and teacher of English and dramatic arts, she uses her skills and sensitivity to paint an exquisite portrait of a Lebanese immigrant family in Washington, DC in the 1950s.