At Home with Elizabeth Herring of Brentwood
Date: 1/27/2012 Album ID: 1403668
Photos by Stephanie Cordle
Elizabeth Herring's Brentwood condo's decor reflects her adventurous spirit.
Elizabeth Herring, 85, poses for a portrait with her dog Sigfried in the living room of her Brentwood condo on Monday, Jan. 16, 2012.

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A portrait of Elizabeth Herring, right, painted by local artist Julie Wiegand hangs in the dining room of Herring's Brentwood condo on Monday, Jan. 16, 2012.  Herring was performing a trapeze act to celebrate her 80th birthday.

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The circus themed dining room of Elizabeth Herring's Brentwood condo on Monday, Jan. 16, 2012.

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A collage of images from the 1940's when Elizabeth Herring  was a performer with Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus hangs in the dining room of her Brentwood condo on Monday, Jan. 16, 2012.

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Elizabeth Herring's dog Sigfried sits just outside the entrance of Herring's circus themed dining room on Monday, Jan. 16, 2012.

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Two clown heads made for Elizabeth Herring by prisoners at The Northeast Correctional Center in Bowling Green, MO, are on display in the kitchen of her Brentwood condo on Monday, January 16, 2012.

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Small spoons and forks serve as cabinet pulls
in the kitchen of Elizabeth Herring's Brentwood condo on Monday, Jan. 16, 2012.

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A quote from Shakespeare hangs in the kitchen of 
Elizabeth Herring's Brentwood condo on Monday, Jan. 16, 2012.

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The Shakespeare themed kitchen of Elizabeth Herring's Brentwood condo on Monday, Jan. 16, 2012.

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The living room of Elizabeth Herring's Brentwood condo on Monday, Jan. 16, 2012.

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An orchid grows in the living room Elizabeth Herring's Brentwood condo on Monday, Jan. 16, 2012.

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The ballet themed bedroom of Elizabeth Herring's Brentwood condo on Monday, Jan. 16, 2012.

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A portrait of Elizabeth Herring, right, painted by local artist Julie Wiegand hangs in the dining room of Herring's Brentwood condo on Monday, Jan. 16, 2012.   Herring was performing a trapeze act to celebrate her 80th birthday.

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A print featuring a clown hangs in the hallway of Elizabeth Herring's Brentwood condo on Monday, Jan. 16, 2012.

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