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Chocolate Nutcracker showcases a diverse Christmas

Every year, Fort Lauderdale nonprofit Ashanti Cultural Arts puts on a production of "The Nutcracker" with no nutcracker and no "Waltz of the Flowers." Instead, the show features an African doll and stilt dancers. Those are just some examples of the many shifts in "The Christmas Chocolate Nutcracker," which took place Dec. 5 at the African-American Research Library and Cultural Center in Fort Lauderdale. 

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