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Watch This Ballerina's Incredible Comeback After Battling Cancer

In March 2011, when she was just 9 years old, Gabi Shull was diagnosed with osteosarcoma. Just three months later, Shull underwent a surgery called R... Read More »

Misty Copeland's "Ballerina Body" to Leap Into Bookstores in 2017

Misty Copeland's success streak is no where near over. From making history as American Ballet Theatre's first black female principal dancer, to star... Read More »

Misty Copeland's Incredible Life Story Is Coming to the Big Screen

By Patricia Garcia After conquering the stage, Misty Copeland is now setting her sights on Hollywood. Copeland's journey to becoming the first Afric... Read More »

Misty Copeland Just Got Her Own Barbie Doll

By Meredith Lepore You may not be able to get to see her on the stage at the New York City ballet everyday, but now everyone can have Misty Copeland... Read More »

7 Insanely Beautiful Misty Copeland Videos That Defy Logic

By Bari Lieberman The feature documentary about Misty Copeland, "A Ballerina's Tale," is now available to download on iTunes and is playing in sele... Read More »

See Serena Williams and Misty Copeland's Stunning Magazine Covers

Serena Williams and Misty Copeland have been at the forefront of the most recent women's takeover in sports. Now, the two are landing their own res... Read More »

Misty Copeland Makes History After Being Named Principal Dancer

Misty Copeland made history Tuesday when she was named the first African-American female principal dancer in American Ballet Theatre's 75-year histo... Read More »