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Local Teen Dances Towards Dream of Being Ballerina

Katherine Higgins of Wilton chased her dream all the way to Belgium

Some of us figure out what we want to do late in life. Others know what they were born to do from the beginning. At the young age of 16, Fairfield County local Katherine Higgins is already a recognized dancer. Growing up in Wilton, Katherine always dreamed of being a ballerina.

After years of dancing locally, Katherine was accepted and is now attending the Royal Ballet School of Antwerp in Belgium. She recently won the Senior Division of the Youth American Grand Prix in Paris.

HooplaHa - Life with a Smile decided to tell Katherine's story. 

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Lisa Buchman January 31, 2013 at 07:07 PM
This is completely inspiring. Congratulations, Katherine!
Kayleigh Apicerno February 01, 2013 at 03:53 AM
Congratulations! That is awesome! I would say keep it up, but I am sure you will Katherine!
T Hyde February 02, 2013 at 01:14 PM
Congratulations!! Hoping my 6 year old girl continues to love Ballet as much as you when she gets to be your age. Definitely an inspiration!

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