Brodner’s Person of the Day: Homer Avila

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Robin Hoffman has done this very moving piece for Dance Insider magazine. The article that accompanies it illuminates our health care crisis in stark terms. The tale of the one-legged dancer. Thanks to Robin for permission to share this.

A Dancer’s Cry for Universal Health Care


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