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Florida Senior Citizen Kicks It With The Rockettes

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.

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