|Kristen Michelle Wilson|
Well, America has yet to elect its first woman to the White House, but there's a new First Lady of the circus as the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus - the Greatest Show on Earth - has appointed its first female ringmaster in its 146-year history.
Announcing her appointment on ABC News, Kristen Michelle Wilson told America:
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