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Swing Shift

Kia Eastman, 17, ran away with the circus when she was 12. (OK, the aerialist?s parents encouraged her.) Now the recent graduate of Waltham High School is about to embark on her second act.

(Photograph by Natalie Stultz)
By Geoff Edgers
July 20, 2008

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You perform the trapeze with Circus Smirkus, a Vermont-based traveling children's show touring throughout New England this summer [www.smirkus.com]. What made you join the circus? (Full article: 507 words)

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