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With casual grace, Andy Dickison performs Vivaldi's G Minor Violin Concerto on the sidewalk in front of Peach and Pear Fruit Forward Desserts on 1st Avenue. Dickison, a talented violinist who lives with mental illness, was playing to raise money for a new Rising Sun Clubhouse. He will be part of a benefit concert, also to raise money for the Clubhouse, on November 22nd of this year. November 15, 2010

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Mental illness derailed Andy Dickison's musical life, but the violin is back in his hands for his part in a benefit concert.

COLLEGE PLACE -- When Andy Dickison plays his violin Monday night, it will be his first time in front of an audience in nearly four decades.


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