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Photos by Jeremy Arias/The Gazette
(Above) Giovanni Cimmino (left), 5, waves to his mother from the bus that will take him and his fellow Takoma Park Elementary School students eight miles to a temporary holding center in Bethesda that will host the students while an addition is made to their home school. Giovanni's father, Giuseppe Cimmino (right), rode the bus with Giovanni on the first day. (Right) Janet Rumble (front, with stroller) and Kathy Murray (left, walking dog) are close neighbors who enjoy walking their daughters, Zelda Littlejohn and Grace Rennie, (back left and right, respectively) both 8, to school at the nearby Piney Branch Elementary. The walkability of Takoma Park is a point of pride for many area students and parents. Accompanying the two girls are Rumble's son, Grady Littlejohn (in stroller) 3, and Kathy's son Cooper Rennie, 5, (background, green and white hoodie).