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Classic: Making Merry

Thursday, May 10, 2012
Reporter:Tara Brown
Producer: Anita Jacoby

April 2003:

There's no doubt about the Merry Makers.

There's no stopping them.

When we first ment them, they were a marvel - a unique band of entertainers, who just happened to have physical and intellectual disabilities.

The force behind the Merry Makers was always their founder, Rosemary Marriott.

So when Rosie lost her long battle with breast cancer, the future looked bleak indeed.

But, in true show biz fashion, the show had to go on.

A young dancer called Lucinda Bryant stepped in, then - well see for yourselves.

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