Monday, April 20, 2009

Still Dancing in Her Dreams -- NYTimes

Just read the story about Liu Yan in the New York Times (4/19/2009). Ms. Yan was China's No. 1 dancer, and was practicing for a magnificent solo dance performance for the 2008 Olympics in Beijing when she "leapt toward a moving stage that malfunctioned, causing her to fall into a deep shaft and crash against a steel rod". Reminds me how fragile life can be, that it can change from one moment to the next... Certainly makes one ponder more deeply... the article ends with hope -- Ms. Yan has not given up on her condition, despite doctors saying her situation is hopeless...

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