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Turns Out Being The Sugar Plum Fairy Is A Pretty Demanding Job

You might not think being a ballet dancer is a 40-hour-per-week job, but Kim Stafford, a former dancer for the Houston Ballet, says rising to the rank of Sugar Plum Fairy was a pretty grueling task.

Kim Stafford, a former dancer with the Houston Ballet, talks about how she got interested in ballet and about the demands of the art form.

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