The tent crew washes the Kelly Miller Circus tent in Fort Worth, Tx. The one-ring circus tent is a European style push-pole tent that peaks at 41 ft. and has a seating capacity of 1100.

The tent crew washes the Kelly Miller Circus tent in Fort Worth, Tx. The one-ring circus tent is a European style push-pole tent that peaks at 41 ft. and has a seating capacity of 1100.

 Carolyn Rice grooms the llamas using a leaf blower. Rice and her husband Mike Rice train and perform with the animals in the show.

Carolyn Rice grooms the llamas using a leaf blower. Rice and her husband Mike Rice train and perform with the animals in the show.

 School children from Pryor, Okla. watch the tigers in their cages before watching the tent raising.

School children from Pryor, Okla. watch the tigers in their cages before watching the tent raising.

 A hand reaches out to tie part of the Kelly Miller Circus tent, while the crew sets up the tent early in the morning. In each new town the crew assembles the tent in the morning, and then packs up the tent after the last performance. The one-ring circus tent is a European style push-pole tent that peaks at 41 ft. and has a seating capacity of 1100.

A hand reaches out to tie part of the Kelly Miller Circus tent, while the crew sets up the tent early in the morning. In each new town the crew assembles the tent in the morning, and then packs up the tent after the last performance. The one-ring circus tent is a European style push-pole tent that peaks at 41 ft. and has a seating capacity of 1100.

 John Sayre, aka J.P. Ballyhoo, prepares his clown face before the afternoon show.

John Sayre, aka J.P. Ballyhoo, prepares his clown face before the afternoon show.

 John Sayre, aka J.P. Ballyhoo, prepares his clown face before the afternoon show.

John Sayre, aka J.P. Ballyhoo, prepares his clown face before the afternoon show.

 John Sayre, aka J.P. Ballyhoo, in his RV before an afternoon show.

John Sayre, aka J.P. Ballyhoo, in his RV before an afternoon show.

 From left, Refugio Soto, Ernesto Castillo Olivares, Cristian Alfonso Josep Loyal, and Hector Perez talk before the start of a show.

From left, Refugio Soto, Ernesto Castillo Olivares, Cristian Alfonso Josep Loyal, and Hector Perez talk before the start of a show.

 John Sayre, aka J.P. Ballyhoo, balances balloons on his finger while vendors sell peanuts to the crowd and the crew prepares the arena for the next act.

John Sayre, aka J.P. Ballyhoo, balances balloons on his finger while vendors sell peanuts to the crowd and the crew prepares the arena for the next act.

 Aerialist Rebecca Ostroff talks with ringmaster John Moss II behind the tent of the Kelly Miller Circus.

Aerialist Rebecca Ostroff talks with ringmaster John Moss II behind the tent of the Kelly Miller Circus.

 Rebecca Ostroff performs her single trapeze act.

Rebecca Ostroff performs her single trapeze act.

 Lamount Dais performs as "The Human Volcano" under the tent of the Kelly Miller Circus.

Lamount Dais performs as "The Human Volcano" under the tent of the Kelly Miller Circus.

 Carolyn Rice stretches while Uncle Sam, the llama, snacks behind the tent just before the intermission of the show.

Carolyn Rice stretches while Uncle Sam, the llama, snacks behind the tent just before the intermission of the show.

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 Ringmaster John Moss II enters the circus tent.

Ringmaster John Moss II enters the circus tent.

 Customers walk through the exit of the Kelly Miller Circus after the end of anothe show.

Customers walk through the exit of the Kelly Miller Circus after the end of anothe show.

 The tent crew washes the Kelly Miller Circus tent in Fort Worth, Tx. The one-ring circus tent is a European style push-pole tent that peaks at 41 ft. and has a seating capacity of 1100.
 Carolyn Rice grooms the llamas using a leaf blower. Rice and her husband Mike Rice train and perform with the animals in the show.
 School children from Pryor, Okla. watch the tigers in their cages before watching the tent raising.
 A hand reaches out to tie part of the Kelly Miller Circus tent, while the crew sets up the tent early in the morning. In each new town the crew assembles the tent in the morning, and then packs up the tent after the last performance. The one-ring circus tent is a European style push-pole tent that peaks at 41 ft. and has a seating capacity of 1100.
 John Sayre, aka J.P. Ballyhoo, prepares his clown face before the afternoon show.
 John Sayre, aka J.P. Ballyhoo, prepares his clown face before the afternoon show.
 John Sayre, aka J.P. Ballyhoo, in his RV before an afternoon show.
 From left, Refugio Soto, Ernesto Castillo Olivares, Cristian Alfonso Josep Loyal, and Hector Perez talk before the start of a show.
 John Sayre, aka J.P. Ballyhoo, balances balloons on his finger while vendors sell peanuts to the crowd and the crew prepares the arena for the next act.
 Aerialist Rebecca Ostroff talks with ringmaster John Moss II behind the tent of the Kelly Miller Circus.
 Rebecca Ostroff performs her single trapeze act.
 Lamount Dais performs as "The Human Volcano" under the tent of the Kelly Miller Circus.
 Carolyn Rice stretches while Uncle Sam, the llama, snacks behind the tent just before the intermission of the show.
SCHAEFFER14.jpg
 Ringmaster John Moss II enters the circus tent.
 Customers walk through the exit of the Kelly Miller Circus after the end of anothe show.

The tent crew washes the Kelly Miller Circus tent in Fort Worth, Tx. The one-ring circus tent is a European style push-pole tent that peaks at 41 ft. and has a seating capacity of 1100.

Carolyn Rice grooms the llamas using a leaf blower. Rice and her husband Mike Rice train and perform with the animals in the show.

School children from Pryor, Okla. watch the tigers in their cages before watching the tent raising.

A hand reaches out to tie part of the Kelly Miller Circus tent, while the crew sets up the tent early in the morning. In each new town the crew assembles the tent in the morning, and then packs up the tent after the last performance. The one-ring circus tent is a European style push-pole tent that peaks at 41 ft. and has a seating capacity of 1100.

John Sayre, aka J.P. Ballyhoo, prepares his clown face before the afternoon show.

John Sayre, aka J.P. Ballyhoo, prepares his clown face before the afternoon show.

John Sayre, aka J.P. Ballyhoo, in his RV before an afternoon show.

From left, Refugio Soto, Ernesto Castillo Olivares, Cristian Alfonso Josep Loyal, and Hector Perez talk before the start of a show.

John Sayre, aka J.P. Ballyhoo, balances balloons on his finger while vendors sell peanuts to the crowd and the crew prepares the arena for the next act.

Aerialist Rebecca Ostroff talks with ringmaster John Moss II behind the tent of the Kelly Miller Circus.

Rebecca Ostroff performs her single trapeze act.

Lamount Dais performs as "The Human Volcano" under the tent of the Kelly Miller Circus.

Carolyn Rice stretches while Uncle Sam, the llama, snacks behind the tent just before the intermission of the show.

Ringmaster John Moss II enters the circus tent.

Customers walk through the exit of the Kelly Miller Circus after the end of anothe show.

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