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Here’s How the ‘Hair Hang’ Circus Stunt is Supposed to Be Performed

A YouTube video posted on the Facebook page of a Ringling Bros. performer shows the stunt — called the “hair hang” — being performed to perfection.

The stunt’s performance did not go according to plan on Sunday in Providence as eight aerial performers who were suspended by their hair high above the ground fell suddenly, leaving nine people injured, including two critically.

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