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Misty Copeland Unveils First Barbie Doll: ‘It’s an Honor to Inspire Next Generation’

Misty Copeland Unveils First Barbie Doll: ‘It’s an Honor to Inspire Next Generation’
BY RICKY RIELLY | ATLANTA BLACKSTAR
CREDIT DIANE BONDAREFF | AP PHOTOGRAPHER

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Ballerina Misty Copeland talks about her big break with legendary musician Prince and her new Barbie doll on Monday’s episode of Good Morning America.

Last year, the famous American Ballet Theatre ballerina became the first African-American woman to be promoted to principal dancer in the prestigious dance company’s 75-year history.

On Good Morning America, the 33-year-old reveals that she got her big break when she was featured in the March 2009 video Crimson and Clover by Prince.





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