Young People Changing the World
Sunday, May 12th, 2013 by Raluca Besliu
Fifteen year-old Jessa Balote has been dubbed Manila Cinderella, given her rise from dire poverty to a professional ballerina in the Philippines. The young girl comes from Tondo, a slum situated next to a large waste dump in Manila, where most inhabitants survive off of collecting garbage. The young ballerina’s parents make money by selling […]
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