15-year-old Gabi Shull had cancer. She had the opportunity to receive a revolutionary form of surgery called rotationplasty. In a Youtube video, Shull explains that after the affected knee was removed, “they took my lower leg and foot, twisted it 180 degrees backwards, and attached it to my thigh.” That's right when not in the prosthesis, her foot is actually pointing backwards. This is necessary so she can still use the nerves and muscles in her foot to point.

Inspiring Teen Continues to Pursue Her Love of Dance After Leg Amputation

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The Tree of Life - ‎photo‬ Roman Shatsky (Роман Шацький), Sakartvelo-Ballet

maddie ziegler 2014 photoshoot - Buscar con Google

Dear maddie you are amazing some people think you are a brat but I don't think so Comment what you all think. Maddie can you teach me to be a dancer like you it's been my dream sense I was 3 years old😋😋😋

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Moniquilliloquies. — [Black and white photo of the legs of three ...

[Black and white photo of the legs of three ballet dancers on pointe; two of the dancers are wearing standard pointe shoes, while the third is wearing canvas sneakers. The center dancer’s calf muscles.

Sometimes little kids are better than us but we've learned to accept it (sorta)- 21 Things Dancers Want Their Non- Dance Friends To Know

21 Things Dance Kids Want Their Non-Dance Friends To Know

Sometimes little kids are better than us but we've learned to accept it (sorta). 21 Things Dance Kids Want Their Non-Dance Friends To Know

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I love this picture! the girl in the front has on ballet shoes while everyone else has pointe! reminds me of my dance class

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