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My first exposure to burlesque was via YouTube in my twenties. I had the opportunity to go to a local show for my 30th birthday and thoroughly enjoyed the experience of watching the performance, the tease, and props. The performers who engaged me most did more that get naked and jump around with their pastie tassels, one woman did a routine in a large soapy martini glass and another political styled performer played the star spangled banner with a kazoo from her vagina! The whole event was funny and inspiring as I was able to witness all body types, all...

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