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Circus horror: 'Human chandelier' crashes down

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  • Audience watches in shock
  • Dangling acrobats fall when rig suspended from staduim celing breaks

Something went horribly wrong during a circus act called the "human chandelier" at the Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus on Sunday in Rhode Island.

Warning, parts of the video above, may be disturbing for some.

HLN affiliate WPRI spoke to witnesses.

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