In The News: The Beat Goes On, But For How Long?

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Under this week’s sweltering sun, 150 young men and women have put their bodies through a punishing routine, 16 hours a day, on the football field at Nation Ford High School.

World-class athletes? Not in the traditional sense.

They compete with the Carolina Crown Drum and Bugle Corps, an elite group of 16- to 22-year-olds who eat, sleep and drink this marching-band-like activity for three months of the year. The hard work in temperatures near 100 degrees leads up to the summer tour, which starts today.

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Posted by on Wednesday, June 18th, 2008. Filed under DCI World.