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Circus hangs out in Ashton

Published: Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014 1:15 a.m. CST
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Simone, an acrobat with the Culpepper & Merriweather Circus, shows off her skills Tuesday evening during the first of two shows Tuesday evening in Ashton.
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Acrobat Simone comes out in a glamorous outfit during the carnival put on by Culpepper & Merriweather Circus on Tuesday at Ashton-Franklin Center High School in Ashton. The group put on two shows that were presented by the Ashton Business Booster Association.
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Crowds in Ashton sit and watch the thrills of the Wheel of Destiny on Tuesday evening during the stopover by the Culpepper & Merriweather Circus in Ashton.
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Dalton Harvey, 9, of Franklin Grove gets an autograph from Leo, a Culpepper & Merriweather Circus clown Tuesday night at Ashton-Franklin Center High School. The group performed two shows during a stopover in Ashton.
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Miss Georgia shows off her flexibility Tuesday evening during a circus stop in Ashton. The Ashton Business Booster Association sponsored the stopover by the Culpepper & Merriweather Circus.
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Youngster take in the sights and sounds of the circus Tuesday evening in Ashton.
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Miss April shows off extraordinary balance Tuesday evening during the first of two shows perfomed in Ashton.

Simone, an acrobat with the Culpepper & Merriweather Circus, shows off her skills Tuesday evening during the first of two shows Tuesday evening in Ashton.

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