Big Top goes up with a little help from a big friend

Viola, the 35-year-old elephant, is led by her trainer, Joe Frisco.
Viola, the 35-year-old elephant, is led by her trainer, Joe Frisco.

2007-09-10 - La Grange, United States , Joe Sinopoli

Hundreds of excited students, teachers, children and parents came to St. Cletus School Wednesday to watch Viola do her stuff. The 35-year-old female Asian elephant was brought out to help raise the Big Top at St. Cletus School for the sold-out Kelly Miller Circus show Wednesday. As a special treat, students at the school were allowed to take time out of class to come and watch as the tent was raised. The tent, made in Italy from a fire-proof material, measures 160-feet by 160-feet and can accomm...

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