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Take your breath away: Dancer shares asthma attack experience

Lydia Walker takes a puff of her inhaler.

By Caroline Purtle, Texas HS, Texarkana, Texas

January 27, 2014

Inhale, exhale. Senior Lydia Walker, smiling, gritting her teeth, stands at ease on the football field sidelines. The sequins cascade her neckline, a crowd pleaser, but what the crowd doesn’t see is her lungs and heart struggling beneath. Walker is a proud Texas HighStepper. She kicks, splits, turns, dashes a...

Kansas boy moves from dance team manager to performer

Kansas boy moves from dance team manager to performer

By Sidney Hallak, Jordan Reinhardt, and Liz Kuhlmann

September 14, 2013

After the Dazzler dance team tryouts in April, Kevin Murakami became the first boy to be on the school dance team  at any Blue Valley school. Murakami is now headed into his senior year, and hopes to make it the best yet while he dances with the other girls instead of managing. View original story...