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Can you fall in love in a city park?

Hayley Nelson
Hayley Nelson, on the lookout for Mr. Right at Patterson Park (Photo credit: Aaron Henkin/WYPR)

Hayley Nelson’s grandparents met and fell in love in Patterson Park back in the 1930s. She wants to know if this might be where she’s destined to meet her own Mr. Right. So, we head to the park with Hayley and try to help her meet some guys.

Hayley and her grandparents
Hayley with her grandparents at her Bat Mitzvah in 1997

Aaron creates and produces original radio programs and podcasts for WYPR. His current project is The Maryland Curiosity Bureau. Aaron's neighborhood documentary series, Out of the Blocks, earned the 2018 national Edward R Murrow Award. His past work includes the long-running weekly cultural program, The Signal, and the Smithsonian Folkways Recordings series, Tapestry of the Times. Aaron's stories have aired nationally on NPR's Morning Edition and All Things Considered.