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A Ballerina's TaleBy Nelson George

In a Nutshell

A behind-the-scenes look at the career of Misty Copeland, the first African-American ballerina to be named principal dancer of the prestigious American Ballet Theatre.

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Dreams do come true.

Misty Copeland

Introduction

Who do you picture when you think of famous ballerinas?

For centuries, ballerinas have been expected to fit into a discriminatory mold, which excluded people of color.

Acclaimed ballerina Misty Copeland's mission is to change the world of ballet to reflect the diversity and beauty of the modern world.

Nelson George is an acclaimed American writer, columnist, cultural critic, journalist, and filmmaker.

In A Ballerina's Tale, George delivers an intimate portrait of Misty Copeland, focusing as much on her incredible talent as on the hard work and pain behind it.

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