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Dance instructor, 94, keeps students feeling active, young

Senior center tap dancing class hopes to perform live in 2024

Elmerine Strickland, 94, shows off her tap dancing skills as other attendees watch from behind her.
Elmerine Strickland, 94, shows off her tap dancing skills Sept. 29 at the Bellingham Senior Activity Center. Strickland has taught the Senior Steppers for 20 years and designs the group's choreography. (Hailey Hoffman/Cascadia Daily News)
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Twice a week, the Bellingham Senior Activity Center’s auditorium turns into a real-life scene from
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