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In this 1974 photo, Brian Dewhurst performs as the clown Brian Andro with the Circus Krone in Munich, Germany. After playing a clown for the last 60 years in various acts around the globe, Dewhurst, now 80 years old, performs as clown Brian Le Petit in Cirque du Soleil's Mystere in Las Vegas and is the upscale circus' oldest performer. (AP Photo/Courtesy of Nicky Dewhurst)

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