by Tommy Paley
He sat in front of his dressing room mirror overwhelmed with a tornado of strong emotions. For the past 15 years he had been a juggler with the circus and was a veteran of over 900 shows. The grandfather of the circus. Tonight was his last show.
His whole life had been spent in and around the big tents. It was the only reality he knew. He briefly relived the shock of the others when he…