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Cinderella (Andrina Brogden) and the Fairy Godmother (Charli Hesteness) arrive at the ball in a whited carriage during a dress rehearsal of Cinderella at West Fargo High School. Dave Wallis / Forum Communications Co.

The show must go on

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By Karen Huber and Tyler Shoberg

The West Fargo High School drama department was well on its way preparing for this year's program, Rodgers & Hammerstein's "Cinderella," when the unthinkable happened.


Eleni Wilson, a 17-year-old senior, died Oct. 26 after experiencing a brain aneurism during a rehearsal for the play.

The tragedy has left its mark on countless people, from Eleni's family and friends, to her fellow classmates and cast members.

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