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My reporting notes don't usually begin "Cuddle-Up," but this Saturday's project is already careening toward the surreal, and it's not even 9 a.m. I've been instructed to drive to an art deco amusement park just outside Washington, D.C. At Glen Echo Park, I'm to meet my contact at an open pavilion painted powder blue and adorned with the Cuddle-Up sign.

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