Grace: 14-year-old Omaha girl heading to the World Irish Dance Championships
Samantha Casey before a performance with the Craoi na Tire Studio of Irish Dance. The 14-year-old will go to London next month to compete among about 5,000 dancers in the World Irish Dance Championships.
Posted: Tuesday, March 18, 2014 12:00 am
Arms straight, legs flying, Samantha Casey steps, kicks and leaps across the practice floor of a west Omaha dance studio, her second home from now until right before Easter.
Then the 14-year-old will leave Omaha for London, where she will become the second Nebraskan — and only Nebraska girl — to compete solo in the prestigious World Irish Dance Championships.
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Tuesday, March 18, 2014 12:00 am.