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South Africa / Ballet / Ndlovu #910202

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 03, 2008
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(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Johannesburg, South Africa: Amna Nawaz) The path out of poverty for Andile Ndlovu†, one of South Africa’s premier ballet dancers, featured; scenes shown of Ndlovu practicing and performing, a ballet class for young South African children. [NDLOVU - says a black person in South Africa is not supposed to do a white-dominated sport; says his goal is to be the best in the world; comments on his trip to train in Washington, DC.] [Mother Thembi NDLOVU†- says he didn’t want to dance.] [Washington Ballet artistic director Septime WEBRE†- says Andile’s story is unique.]

Holt, Lester;
Nawaz, Amna

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