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Clowning around: A day in the life of a professional clown

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Clowns have been entertaining crowds for centuries, and years later they're still generating the laughs.

News 12's Joanna Hernandez learns what it's like walking in those big red shoes. 

Lucho Salazir has been performing as a professional clown for over 10 years.

He says being a clown combines his passion for magic, bicycles and animals into an improve performance, making a name for himself as the Clown with the Blue Beard.

"The biggest satisfaction of any artist is if you make someone laugh means they are happy," says Salazir.

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