From War Orphan to Star Ballerina …..A compelling story of a young girl……..TEDxAmsterdam

 “When God has selected you, it doesn’t matter who else has rejected or neglected you. God’s favor outweighs all opposition. You are a winner”. “Passion will move men beyond themselves, beyond their shortcomings, beyond their failures (Joseph Campbell)”.

These two quotations play out in Michaela DePrince’s life. A compelling story of a war orphan who went through life struggles and the hardship of a post-war stricken country Through God’s favor, her passion, persistence and incredible support from others, she was able to rise above her challenges and fear to become a rising ballerina.

Life lessons that stood out…….

  • Inspire to dream;
  • It is ok to be different;
  • It is ok to stand out;
  • Believe in yourself;
  • Believe you have talent even if you think you don’t;
  • No matter what circumstances you are in, no matter how poor, how sad you are at a given moment……….BELIEVE!
  • Dare to dream;
  • Dare to push boundaries;
  • Don’t be afraid of living and loving;

This story moved me to tears…..Watch and be inspired………

 

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Tolusworld Profile- Tolu Dairo MD. MSc.  A motivational speaker and writer who uses her passion for career/self-development, positive parenting and healthy relationships to inspire women to live their dreams.

Contact: Email: tolusworld@gmail.com

 

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