Independent Lens

A Ballerina's Tale: Misty's Career in Jeopardy

Clip: Season 17 Episode 9 | 2m 28s

In this excerpt from the Independent Lens documentary A Ballerina's Tale, Misty Copeland learns she has a lower leg stress fracture, a common injury for people who jump frequently. The road to recovery is long and potentially devastating to Misty's career. Many have doubts she'll dance with her signature power and grace again.

Aired: 02/08/16

Rating: NR

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