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Challenge #03324-I036: For the Love of Dance

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I would like you to write a story about a ballerina that begins ballet and finds their one true love. -- Tupper

There's a time of life where every small girl wants to wear a tutu professionally. To be entirely fair, tutus are fun and ballet looks so beautiful, and along with being a princess, ballerina is high up there on early girlhood aspirations.

It's the ones who are dedicated who learn about breaking in Pointe shoes, blood in the slippers, and atrociously ugly feet hidden by stockings and bindings[1].

Talent always comes with sacrifices, and the blood spilled on the altars of grace and poise goes back for centuries. Claire was one of the few who knew this. The rest of her classmates had the fairytale dream of being beautiful and loved on a stage, of being pretty and lovely without effort. They would learn.

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