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    • Taking Flight

    • From War Orphan to Star Ballerina
    • By: Elaine DePrince, Michaela DePrince
    • Narrated by: Allyson Johnson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 58

    Michaela DePrince was known as girl no. 27 at the orphanage where she was abandoned at a young age and tormented as a "devil child" for a skin condition that makes her skin appear spotted. But it was at the orphanage that Michaela would find a picture of a beautiful ballerina en pointe that would help change the course of her life. At the age of four, Michaela was adopted by an American family who encouraged her love of dancing and enrolled her in classes.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Inspiring story of perseverance

    • By Corrina on 04-02-16

    Regular price: $20.99