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Step right up, folks! The last remaining great troupers are finally telling their stories about one of America's most successful traveling shows that broke carnival records from the U.S. to Western Canada, helped birth music icons Rufus Thomas, Fontella Bass and Mercedes Vald├ęs, and significantly impacted Black and Latin entertainment of the day. Also uncovered is the life and lore of Leon Claxton, a brave African-American showman who left an extraordinary legacy despite the insurmountable odds against him and his dreams. Read more.