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Brazil academy opens eyes to blind ballet

Dancers in city of Sao Paulo study at one of few ballet schools in the world for the visually impaired.
Last Modified: 13 Jan 2013 21:46

Ballet is a study in poise and precision. The dance is one of the hardest and most demanding of the performance arts.

The challenges have not stopped a troupe of visually impaired dancers in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo.

Al Jazeera's Gabriel Elizondo reports from Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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