… When I competed in the 1976 Olympics, no one thought that a 14-year-old from a place people couldn’t find on a map could contend.
Misty proves that success is not about how you grow up or the color of your skin. Her story—of overcoming personal and physical challenges to become a soloist at the American Ballet Theatre—is the story of someone who followed her dreams and refused to give up. In that way, she is a model for all young girls. …
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