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GREENSBORO – Ballet star Misty Copeland will be the speaker for the United Way of Greater Greensboro Community Speaker Series next month.

The dancer will share her life and experiences during a question-and-answer discussion with Taheshah Moise, a newscaster on WFMY Channel 2, United Way said.

Copeland began studying ballet at the age of 13 and became the first African American solo dancer at the American Ballet Theater. She has worked with charities and as a mentor to boys and girls. In 2014, President Barack Obama appointed her to the Presidential Council for Fitness, Sports and Medicine.

Copeland’s bestselling memoir from 2014, co-written with journalist and author Charisse Jones, is entitled “Life in Motion”.

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