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Mini Holyland

NPR's Jacki Lyden makes a pilgrimage to the Holy Land... that would be the "Holy Land of America," a real-life recreation of Christian shrines, tombs, and a certain manger in Bethlehem, all on the grounds of a Franciscan monastery in Washington, DC. (6:10)

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Longtime listeners recognize Jacki Lyden's voice from her frequent work as a substitute host on NPR. As a journalist who has been with NPR since 1979, Lyden regards herself first and foremost as a storyteller and looks for the distinctive human voice in a huge range of national and international stories.