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Sam Foust, right, along with wife Lora, takes dance lessons from instructor Paul Mathieu every Tuesday at the Promenade Ballroom in Perham. Foust is legally blind, but has no problem finding his way around the dance floor. Joe Bowen/FOCUS

Learning to dance, with a twist

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“Whenever we hear a song on the radio now, we think, ‘Is that a two-step or a waltz or what?” joked Sam Foust last Thursday as he and his wife, Lora, got ready for their weekly dancing lesson at Promenade Ballroom.


The Fousts have been taking dance lessons from Paul Mathieu, owner of the ballroom, since October of last year, when Lora won the lessons in a charity auction.

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