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This photo captures a local gospel choir singing on the steps of the Islamic Center. It is part of a larger feature called Faith in Action DC, a multimedia project celebrating faith-based community service in the nation's capital region. Photo by Jack Gordon.

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This week, we're running pictures that capture the spiritual side of cities. Submit your best shots to atlanticcities.postcard@gmail.com.

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