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VIRUS OUTBREAK

Will Cirque du Soleil rise again?

The coronavirus has forced the famed circus to shut down dozens of shows, grounding its small army of circus artists

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Uranbileg Angarag, a contortionist who performed for Cirque du Soleil, has been stuck in a cramped cabin on a cruise ship off the Italian coast because of the pandemic.

Montreal

UNTIL the coronavirus pandemic hit, Mongolian contortionist Uranbileg Angarag wowed spectators nightly at Cirque du Soleil shows on a cruise ship, contorting her body into a ball and balancing on a vertical stick held in her mouth.

For the past 50 days, however, the 26-...

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