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BORN TO DANCE (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Gaye Collin From Paper To Pearl

1- 8 1s dance down, cast up round 3s, turn LH, finish in centre 1M facing 3s, 1L facing 2s (2s step up 3-4)
9-16 1M+3s and 1L+2s dance ½ RH across (2 bars), all drop hands and 1s lead chase clockwise to finish in lines of 3 across, Ladies at top facing down, Men in 3rd place facing up
17-24 All advance, set turning Right about. 2L followed by 1L+3L also 3M followed by 1M+2M dance down/up own sides (2L pull back RSh to face up). 312
25-32 ½ RSh reels on sides (1L+2L, 1M+3M pass RSh to start), 1s turn LH to 2nd place own side, 3s+1s+2s set

(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)

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