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by donna smith ammons

Something sparked my memory last week, that made me long for days of long ago. I recently read that Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus was ending their performances. How sad. Tears flooded my eyes. The 146-year-old circus, which traveled throughout the United States by train, was billed as “The Greatest Show on Earth”. It was then, back in the 1950s when I saw it with my cousin, Dawn, and her parents, Unkie and Aunt Pauline, and my Mom and Dad and little brother, Derek.

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