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ST. LOUIS (KSDK) – Circus Flora is back for its 28th season in St. Louis, and this year's performance is centered around chess – more specifically, the piece known as the pawn.

There's also a love story playing out, and the stars of that love story joined us on First@Four.

Claire Kuciejczyk-Kernan is a St. Louisan who started on the trapeze when she was 13. Her fiancé, Alex Wallenda, is part of the world class Flying Wallendas.

Watch the video above to learn more about their circus love story.

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