Misty Copeland dreamed of being a ballerina and her dream has come true. Despite discouragement and starting her career later than most, she has achieved the role of her lifetime. Her goal was to become the first African American woman chosen as principle dancer for the American Ballet Theater.
Her memoir reveals her story and road to success despite obstacles. Born in Kansas City, Missouri Misty Copeland moved with her family and 3 siblings to Bellflower, CA. She did not see her father until she reached the age of 22 and was crowned the dancer with the American Ballet Theatre.
Proof. You can do anything you want to do. You can be anything you want to be. There will be obstacles however there are no limits in life only the limits one places upon oneself. You Rock Misty Copeland. It is important to recognize your gift and talent so you may inspire others and impact this world. May this story inspire you!