Given a Chance to Be Little Ballerinas, and Smiling Right Down to Their Toes

There are no lithe leaps, perfect pirouettes or pointed toes here. Most girls cannot walk or stand, much less make a shallow curtsy. Their crutches and walkers lie nearby and their customized ballet slippers are stretched over leg braces. —Corey KilGannonGiven a Chance to Be Little Ballerinas, and Smiling Right Down to Their Toes (NY Times)