The Hula Hoop Gets Groovy Again

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All Things Considered, October 18, 2005 · Hula hooping isn't just for children any more. The jam band String Cheese Incident has spawned a hooping craze among its followers. Sean Cole went to take a lesson on the allure of the hoop.

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