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I wish to be a ballerina

  • Natalie

  • Natalie

  • Natalie

Dancing her way to center stage

  • Natalie , 8

    • cystic fibrosis
    • I wish to be a ballerina
  • Ballerina , Dance

Natalie is a fun-loving young girl who loves playing duck, duck goose with her brother and sister and making arts and crafts. She was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis and chronic bronchitis as an infant, which has caused her to spend the majority of her time indoors. Her favorite hobby, however, is dancing and she loves to perform at home in front of her parents! Her most heartfelt wish was to be a ballerina.

Prior to her big wish day, Natalie attended dance lessons where she learned some essential ballerina dance moves. On her special day, she rode in a limousine to the Orpheum Theatre wearing a beautiful sparkly, purple tutu. She was greeted by her friends and family who came to see her performance, as well as three stunning ballerinas who were there to perform alongside her.

Natalie posed for the cameras and showed off her beautiful smile. She looked so comfortable in the spotlight and was absolutely radiant as ever in her favorite color. Her mom and dad were in the front row and Natalie performed in front of her friends and family who could not be more proud. After the performance, everyone came up to the stage with her and they all danced together.

Natalie and her family are so grateful for this dream come true, and to be able to cherish this wish with all their loved ones. This experience gave them so much joy and hope to keep fighting on.

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