This Week's Story

Billy Rainbow and The World's Greatest Show

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Ladies and gentlemen! You are about to see the one and only magnificent Ringling Brothers' Circus.

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Billy Rainbow was a tattered goat. His skinny body had sores from dog bites. Ringling brothers paid fifty cents for him and Billy became their first circus animal. He was joined by a junkman’s horse, a badger, and a squirrel. All appeared in the Ringling brothers’ first homemade tent show.

As the show began Albert Ringling stepped into the tent. “Ladies and gentlemen!…
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