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9 year old boy lying down with an African lioness in a circus cage.

Paul Kelly, Part One

Greint Report for May 21.  Paul Kelly I began writing to Paul Kelly about 7 years ago.  He had occasional columns in Circus Report, a trade magazine of the industry.  He wrote of his and his family‚Äôs experiences, and always ended with a request for …

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Baby Jesus Caper

In 1988, Mary and I purchased a little nativity scene at a market in Mexico City.  The figurines are all about an inch tall, and the set has become something we absolutely need to put out every year.  It contains the usual shepherds, sheep, cow …

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