Survivor Story:<br />
9-Year-Old Dances Her Way to Victory<br />

Survivor Story:
9-Year-Old Dances Her Way to Victory

Ballerina Sharonda McNickles defies the tragic circumstances of her birth

Brooke Obie

by Brooke Obie, December 24, 2012

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Survivor Story:<br />
9-Year-Old Dances Her Way to Victory<br />

truly great about herself.  [Because of ballet,] she knows that she can achieve her dreams and develop discipline and self-control and do anything she wants to do in life. That’s all I want for her.”


See Sharonda Perform in the Joffrey Ballet’s Production of ‘Nutcracker’ in Chicago through December 27.

Brooke Obie writes the award-winning blog DistrictDiva.com. Follow her on Twitter @BrookeObie.

 
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