Florida Senior Citizen Kicks It With The Rockettes

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Pauline Clark, 87, dreamed of dancing with the Rockettes. Clark taught ballroom dancing for years, and still jitterbugs at her senior center in Florida. So when the Wish of a Lifetime Foundation arranged a trip to New York, and a backstage workshop with the Rockettes, Clark was ready. She grabbed her walker and started kicking.

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RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne. Dreams do come true. For 87-year-old Pauline Clark it was the dream of dancing with the high-kicking Rockettes. Clark taught ballroom dancing for years and still jitterbugs at her senior center in Florida. So when the Wish of a Lifetime Foundation arranged a trip to New York with Radio City Music Hall's Christmas spectacular and a backstage dance workshop with the Rockettes, Clark was ready. She grabbed her walker and started kicking. It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.