Circus acrobat willing to do hair-hanging again; doctors say unclear whether others will walk

  • by: MICHELLE R. SMITH , Associated Press
  • Updated: May 7, 2014 - 12:30 PM

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — One of eight circus acrobats who plunged to the ground during a hair-hanging act says she wants to get back in the ring, and she's hopeful her fellow acrobats will someday return with her. But the medical team treating them said Wednesday that two have spinal cord injuries, and only time will tell if they can ever walk again, let alone perform.

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