African acrobat comes to St. Louis to teach circus – and life – skills
Members of Circus Harmony practice on their big pyramid during rehearsals at the City Museum. On top is Li'l Donald Hughes, Terrance 'T-Roc' Robinson, Abraham Adoka (left) Melvin Diggs (holding everyone), Glennon Callanan (in red shirt) and Elliana Hentoff-Killian, in front. Photo by Wiley Price

When Kenyan acrobat Abraham Adoka stepped off the plane in St. Louis on Christmas Day, he knew anything was possible. He was living his life’s goal of connecting people and helping the youth understand that they can accomplish anything, he said.

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