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Fred Astaire Mequon at the Strawberry Festival in Cedarburg
CEDARBURG — Strawberries are taking over Cedarburg. You can find everything from strawberry brats to strawberry wine, to of course, chocolate covered strawberries. Laura hangs in Cedarburg to preview their Strawberry Festival.
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At 88, she got up off the floor to dance again
Move over, Betty White.
Octogenarian Sara Shipe of Grafton – she’s 88, same as Betty – gets the spotlight now.
White is coming off last week’s wildly successful hosting job at “Saturday Night Live.” Agreed, she was fabulous and funny.
But Shipe – who may be to ballroom dancing what White is to comedy – is no slouch, either. Topping off months of recovery from multiple pelvis and elbow fractures, she donned a sparkling dress and her dancing shoes and fox-trotted her way out of a Cedarburg rehabilitation center last month.
“It felt pretty good after lying in bed all that time,” she said.
Now she’s back to weekly dance lessons at Fred Astaire Dance Studios in Mequon and working out again with a personal trainer.