Michaela DePrince was a warrior against adversity. At age 3, her parents died during toddler years and she became an orphan in Sierra Leone. At the orphanage, Michaela was mistreated due to a skin condition named vitiligo. Amongst her adversity, she came across a portrait of a ballerina that will lead to become a world famous ballerina
In this TedTalk, Michaela discussed how ballet dancing helped her found happiness and courage. Furthermore, she motivated young girls to stand out and not be afraid of living and loving.