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Book chronicles Lexington girl’s turn as Clara in Boston Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker’

“I got the part! I’m Clara!”

Like many young girls inspired by visions of Sugar Plum Fairies and dancing snowflakes, Fiona Wada-Gill dreamed of becoming a ballerina. The Lexington girl officially realized that dream earlier than most — three years ago, at the age of 12, when she landed the starring role of Clara in Boston Ballet’s “The Nutcracker.”

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