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Photo By: Jeff Siner/Staff JEFF SINER In ‘83, Dunbar featured Bogues, a 5-foot-3 whirling dervish of a point guard who would star at Wake Forest and become a first round NBA draft pick in 1987.
From the moment the lights went down for All Time Low, the place was a nonstop whirling dervish of bouncing heads and hands attached to kids who knew every word to every song, new or old.
Meanwhile, Demi Lovato's Instagram account reveals a pop star who moonlights as a Muay Thai whirling dervish.
Cox’s Peggy is a dervish of dance energy wrapped up in a virginal package.
Still, in the run-up to the 100-day deadline, the administration has become a whirling dervish of activity.
QuickTime videos lead you through gallery doors and spin you about various rooms, creating the enthusiastically dizzy perspective of a museum tour led by a whirling dervish or rambunctious child.
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