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Misty Copeland

Misty Copeland was born on September 10, 1982, in Kansas City, Missouri. She was the fourth of six children. Misty’s mother, Sylvia Delacerna, had quite a few tumultuous relationships that made home life hard for Misty and her siblings. But Misty was able to find solace in the halls of school and the world of performance.  She developed a love of movement and connected with the story of Romanian gymnast Nadia Comaneci. Misty was chosen to be the captain of […]

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