Month: June 2015

Nightswimming

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Hooray! After an algae bloom that closed the beach for a week, it was re-opened today and we got into the sea at last, tramping backwards and forwards between our sunbeams and the water. Exhilarating might be the word I’m looking for here. This evening, we went for a couple of drinks in one of […]

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Misty Copeland made history on Tuesday by becoming the first…

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Misty Copeland made history on Tuesday by becoming the first black ballerina to be named principal dancer by the American Ballet Theater. But the talented dancer’s journey to making history was hardly easy.

While most ballerinas start dancing at very young ages, Copeland encountered her calling relatively late in life, at age 13. In fact, although Copeland idolized gymnast Nadia Comaneci, it was only after her junior high school drill-team coach suggested she try taking a ballet class at a local Boys and Girls Club that she discovered her love for dance.

The story of how Misty Copeland became America’s top ballerina will make you love her even more

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Too often, women are pitted against one another in friendships,…

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Too often, women are pitted against one another in friendships, jobs and activism. Janet Mock and Laverne Cox exemplify women have as allies and friends.

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