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Last updated 1/29/2020 at 4:46pm

Kicked Off The Bucket List

So how did you celebrate your 80th birthday? Dinner out, maybe? A little party? Well, Lois O’Connor had a better idea. She marked the beginning of her ninth decade by dancing with the Radio City Rockettes in New York City.

It was a lifelong dream.

“As teenagers, we all have some aspiration,” said Lois, who stands a less-than statuesque 4-foot-11, well under the 5-foot-6 minimum for Rockettes. “I always loved dancing, and when I was a child, I thought I’d like to be a Rockette, but I never grew.”

Lois’s dream rose to the top of her bucket list wh...

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