Beauty in the Tried, Tired & True

Beauty in the Tried, Tired & True

I remember it clearly almost as if it was yesterday. My friends and I would squeeze our feet into our pointe shoes like it was a rite of passage and get ready for our ballet class to begin. I had the type of feet that were very sensitive and felt pain acutely but to my friends I pretended I didn't really feel it. You see I was obsessed with dance from a young age and longed to be one of those lithe perfect ballerinas in their pink tutus and graceful arms with perfect pointe precision.

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