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4th Annual No One Can Survive Alone Concert

I’m excited to announce the 4th Annual No One Can Survive Alone a fundraiser concert for Bald Ballerina The exciting day is January 14th at 2:30pm at the Smith Theater at Howard Community College. This year will be bigger and

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Whats your Wish for 2018?

Every New Year’s Eve, thousands of wishes fill the air when the ball drops on Times Square in NYC. You can add your wish to the Times Square Wishing Wall by posting it online at https://www.timessquarenyc.org/whats-happening/nye-wishing-wall or on Twitter or Instagram using #ConfettiWish.

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2018 Thanksgiving

On the 4th Thanksgiving since my cancer diagnosis: I am thankful to still be alive to celebrate with my family and friends. I am thankful to receive so many prayers, messages, and letters of encouragement and donations for my medical

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iDance4aCure LA

I can’t wait to perform and assist at the 2nd Annual iDance4ACURE LA Dance Day event @Edgepac on Saturday 11/11. Come take a class with amazing choreographers and help fund childhood cancer research. It will be inspirational. This weekend was

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Dancers Care Foundations Benefit Competition 2017

Today was one of my absolute favorite events of the year. The Dancers Care Foundation Benefit Starbound National Talent Competition. It is an event that is close to my heart because Sandy Coyte is on the path to find a cure for cancer and with

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Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day 

Today is metastatic breast cancer awareness day. Metastatic or stage 4 breast cancer is the breast cancer that has spread beyond the breast to another organ like the bones, brain, or liver and it represents 30% of all breast cancers.

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Products that are helping Breast Cancer Research

While I hate pink-washing, I do believe in using the pink October platform to raise awareness and research dollars for #metastaticbreastcancer. Sadly, many companies exploit well-meaning shoppers and only contribute pennies for pink ribbon purchases. But a few companies do it

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Still Bald Ballerina

Now that my hair has grown back, many folks ask if I plan to change the name Bald Ballerina. The answer is NO. I remind them that I have stage 4 metastatic breast cancer which is incurable. My cancer could

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This Is Not Pink Campaign

Yesterday marked the beginning of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The message behind the month has become all about “Races For A Cure” and buying pink. That is not what it means for women and men with Metastatic Breast Cancer; it

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Thank you Dance World

I was overwhelmed when the amazing Kenny Ortega presented me with his Lifetime Achievement Award at Industry Dance Awards. To me, it epitomizes the selflessness and generosity of my fellow dancers. I will treasure it always. I am incredibly grateful to the dance

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