Prima ballerina Misty Copeland writes children’s book ‘Bunheads’ to inspire

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NEW YORK CITY (NewsNation Now) — American ballet star Misty Copeland has written a children’s book on the struggles of being a dancer.

She says ‘Bunheads‘ is written for kids interested in dancing.

Copeland is the first Black woman to become a principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre.

The ballerina said she was inspired to write the book to make the dance industry more inclusive.

NewsNation’s Rob Nelson spoke to Copeland about the book. Watch in the player above.

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