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Summer theater gets quick winter run at Columbia's Slayton House

On Martin Luther King Day, a vacation day from school, 30 youth formed a circle on the stage at Slayton House in Columbia and proceeded to yell "Bop" and act like witches in an elimination game that left two victorious and the rest laughing on the stage's floor. All participants in Slayton House's...

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