Inspired On Stage

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Hannah Soellner of Jasper, 15, left, Joel Ginter of Ferdinand, 11, and Kristin Fallon of Jasper, 14, waited for their cues while Jon Munning of Jasper played St. Francis of Assisi during a dress rehearsal for “How One Heart On Fire Can Inspire” on Wednesday at St. Joseph Parish Center in Jasper. The play is about St. Francis’ life and is written and directed by 15-year-old Taylor Blalock of Ferdinand. Performances are set for 7 tonight as well as 4 p.m. Sunday in Kundek Hall in St. Joseph Parish Center. Donations will be accepted.

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Taylor Blalock of Ferdinand, 15, right, smiled at her mother, Michelle, during a dress rehearsal for “How One Heart On Fire Can Inspire” on Wednesday at St. Joseph Parish Center. Taylor is the play’s writer and director.

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Taylor Blalock of Ferdinand, 15, front, directed the cast to bow in unison during a dress rehearsal for “How One Heart On Fire Can Inspire” on Wednesday at St. Joseph Parish Center in Jasper.

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Michael Blalock, 6, left, and Joshua Ginter, 11, both of Ferdinand, rested between scenes during a dress rehearsal for “How One Heart On Fire Can Inspire” on Wednesday at St. Joseph Parish Center in Jasper.



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