Teens sneak out at night and find…

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A soft whirring hummed through the four in the morning silence. Two bicycles, lights extinguished, rolled through the inky Virginia neighborhood.

The fat, smiling moon — a waxing gibbous for those who care about such things — had abandoned the June sky hours earlier. Off to the east, light pollution from the DC suburbs bleached the horizon. Porchlights hinted at oversized…