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Misty Copeland Talks Fashion, Memoir and Body Image

Mary Alice Franklin | Posted 01.08.2015 | Arts
Mary Alice Franklin

It's quite overwhelming to be in the presence of someone who crushes multiple stereotypes, and does it with grace. Misty Copeland is African American. She does not have the typical "ballerina's body." She didn't have access to classical ballet early in life, so she began dancing "late" -- at age 13.

Rhonesha Byng

Exclusive Look At The Cover Of Misty Copeland's Memoir

HuffingtonPost.com | Rhonesha Byng | Posted 09.24.2013 | Black Voices

Hitting store shelves March 4, ballerina Misty Copeland's upcoming memoir, "Life In Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina" delves into her unique story of adv...