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PostSubject: Being on stage raises their self esteem   Sun 30 Mar 2008 - 0:02

The Atlanta Journal Constitution - 28 Mar 2008

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All but 5 of 41 cast members have developmental disabilities, but each one feels 'Footloose'

They bag groceries, sort mail, tear movie tickets, shelve books. They live with their parents and on their own. Some go to school, and at least one earned a Hope scholarship. None has a driver's license. They're driven by parents or carpools, or take public transportation.

Then they arrive each evening at Jerry's Habima Theatre at the Marcus Jewish Community Center, in Dunwoody, and they become something else.

"I'm a bagger by morning," sums up Katie Rouille, 26, "an actor at night."...

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PostSubject: Re: Being on stage raises their self esteem   Sun 30 Mar 2008 - 13:07

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