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The Drama of Perfection

The circus is in town again and the most remarkable thing happened: one of the acrobats missed.  While trying to jump rope on high wire above the stage one of the acrobats missed and barely caught himself before falling into the safety netting.  Rather than spoil the show, catching and then pulling himself back up on the wire were an added treat and as impressive as the rest of performance.

But shouldn’t we expect perfection?  Don’t the acrobats work eight shows a week and rehearse countless months before touring?  This isn’t dancing with the stars, this is supposed to be a professional show.
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