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Couple Endures 'Commute From Hell'

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Couple Endures 'Commute From Hell'

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Couple Endures 'Commute From Hell'

Couple Endures 'Commute From Hell'

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Each morning, scores of American workers leave their homes early only to be greeted by congested rush-hour traffic. Those who spend up to 90 minutes going to work are now called "extreme commuters." Marc and Julie Turner, a couple from Charlottesville, Va., explain the challenges of their commute and how, at one point, it began to take a toll on other areas of their life, including their marriage.

The Turner's frustration was recently featured in the Washington Post Magazine article "Driven to Extremes."

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