PHOTOS BY ISABEL: Scenes from the ‘Battle of Burien’ breakdancing contest


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[EDITOR’S NOTEBack with more great work is our youngest-ever Contributor – 11-year old Isabel Herbruger – who has earned a Girl Scout badge in Journalism, and is also developing her skills for another 4H photography project after winning top prizes in it last year. We encourage residents of all ages to submit stories and photos for posting – for consideration, please email yours to [email protected]!]

Photos and Story by Isabel Herbruger, age 11

On Saturday (Jan. 9, 2016), there was a large gathering of people of all ages at the Burien Community Center, with music turned up really loud.

They were having a dance off (‘The Battle of Burien’), so I stopped by to see what it was all about.

There were different styles of dance. People would get a little bit of time to show their moves and one would be picked to move on. Some spun on the floor and others looked like a cell phone vibrating across the floor. One dancer was really flexible and did a lot of weird moves with his arms.

Burien is a pretty cool place to live, there are lots of fun, different things to do.

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Thank you for your time and consideration,
– Isabel H.

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