Finding a Home, Realizing a Dream

The Daily Beast
April 04, 2013 AT 10:00 PM
Left parentless by Sierra Leone's civil war, Michaela de Prince was always last on the most-likely-to-be-adopted list at her orphanage. But the orphan no one wanted harbored a fierce dream: to be a ballerina. And after an American couple adopted her, her dream, miraculously, came true.