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By MATT RIEDL
The Wichita Eagle 

Circus performers find home in local warehouse

 

December 28, 2018



HAYSVILLE, Kan. (AP) — It takes a special kind of person to want to be in the circus.

You've got to flexible, you certainly can't be afraid of heights — and it probably helps to have a fairly high pain tolerance.

In the Wichita area, there is a tightly knit group of people who are dedicating themselves to the circus life The Wichita Eagle reported — and they've set up shop in Haysville.

Rush Hicks, a nationally touring circus performer, contortionist and sword-swallower, has moved to Wichita to start the When I Grow Up Circus — Wichita's first professional circus troupe.

The circus,...



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