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> I hope this response is in time to be of value to the interesting discussion
> about dancers who are deaf or blind. My mother, Kitty Easton, has been
> dancing since her childhood in Scotland. She lost her hearing at the age of
> 30 but, now in her mid-70's, she still thoroughly enjoys dancing.
> [...]
> One remarkable evening Alasdair Fraser
> and Muriel Johnstone were playing the tune "Easy Club Reel" which has a
> distinctive syncopated rhythm. Afterwards she asked them "what was it about
> that tune? There was something unusual."

Kitty Easton is a remarkable lady. I've danced with her
many occasions, and it's always a pleasure. I've also done
the Sunday New York Times Crossword puzzle with her.
I have yet to see Kitty without a smile on her face,
and there's always a smile on mine after I see her.

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