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 Post subject: Feet in the holiday season
PostPosted: Thu Dec 11, 2003 12:53 am 
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If I were in your shoes ...
The party season can be tough on your feet, says Catherine Nixey. Making them presentable may require more than just a little polish. From The Independent:

As principal dancer with the English National Ballet, Sarah McIlroy's toes have to twinkle for a living. What the audience doesn't know is that the same feet also blister, bleed and bruise as a result of their efforts. Ballet dancers' feet can become horrifically damaged by the pressures exerted on them in their profession - Anna Pavlova was said to leave a trail of bloody footprints behind her on the stage.

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