South African 'Ghetto Ballet' Star Gets U.S. Scholarship

From balancing on makeshift barres in her poverty-stricken township, to practicing plies at the Atlanta Ballet, South African ballerina Sibahle Tshibika's journey has been one of triumph over circumstance. Tshibika starred in the HBO documentary "Ghetto Ballet," which chronicled the lives of four ballet dancers from a poor neighborhood near Cape Town. Like her dancer friends, Tshibika saw ballet as a way to escape a life of poverty... Here's what you had to say: Sonicia commented via Facebook: "I love to hear about people overcoming obstacles to fulfill their dreams." LaMetra wrote Facebook: "That is wonderful. Makes my goals even more reachable!"
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