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Thomas Maupin is a buck dance master who has recently been honored by Tennessee and the National Endowment for the Arts. (Tony Gonzalez/WPLN)
Thomas Maupin is a buck dance master who has recently been honored by Tennessee and the National Endowment for the Arts. (Tony Gonzalez/WPLN)
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Have you heard about buck dancing? If you haven't, you're about to.

Flatfoot buck dancing is a traditional folk dance form, but it's waning. Now, Tony Gonzalez (@TGonzalez) of Nashville Public Radio reports one program in Tennessee links masters with young apprentices as part of an effort to pass on the tradition.

This segment aired on September 15, 2017.

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