Misty Copeland – The Most Bad-Ass Ballerina (22 Photos)

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Normally when we think of a ballerina, we think small, thin and fragile. Well, those aren't exactly the words that come to mind when we think of American Ballet Theatre soloist Misty Copeland. Misty brings modern-day athleticism to the traditional world of ballet. This new-age ballerina is changing the way we think of the words 'athlete' and 'ballerina' simultaneously...and she's doing so with strength, grace and beauty.