Sport: Rare Bird

U.S. ski fans seldom see a flying lady "snowbird." Last week, at New York's Bear Mountain, 4,000 blue-nosed fans not only saw one but were dazzled by her pluck. The rare bird: Dorothy Graves, 18-year-old factory worker from Greenfield, Mass.

Dorothy learned to ski when she was eleven. At twelve, she outjumped most of the boys in the Berkshires. At 16, she was hired by a Boston sport-show promoter to give exhibitions on borax.

That made Miss Graves look like a pro, and this winter, in order to take part in big-time tournaments, she had to ask for reinstatement with the National Ski...

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