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Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
Long Reach High School troupe dancing on clouds after invite to Macy's Parade
Long Reach High School troupe dancing on clouds after invite to Macy's Parade

Robin Flood was making plans to celebrate Thanksgiving in Boston with her family when she received the invitation last month. As the director of Long Reach High School's dance program, it was an important change of plans: The school's dance company was being invited to participate in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York. "Just to be invited is a big deal," Flood said, never dreaming that at such short notice she could get the majority of the group to go. She had to cancel her Thanksgiving plans, and she found that her students were equally motivated to switch gears. "It went from four to eight to 10, 12, and then all of a sudden 15," Flood...

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