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  • The UniverSoul Circus Bone Breakers

    Camera: David Barnes, Hae-Yang Chang, Shelley Davis, Andrew Dowdell, Gary Francis, Alexis Ligon, Michelle Mehrtens, Ryan Shank, Casey Smith, Albert Tong, Paul Weiss, Kamila Young
    Editor: Colin Stucki

    Among UniverSoul Circus’s many mind-boggling acts under the Folklife Festival’s Big Top, the Bone Breakers were the most twisted. These four young contortionists from Conakry, Guinea, showed us the human body’s seemingly boundless abilities to fold, flex, and stretch.

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