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A Ballerina's Tale

Season 17 Episode 9 | 55m 31s | Video has closed captioning.

Few dancers make it to the highest levels of classical ballet; of that already small number only a fraction of them are black women. Misty Copeland pulled herself up the ladder at American Ballet Theater from studio company to featured soloist.

Aired: 02/08/16

Expired: 02/12/16

Rating: TV-PG

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