Maos Last Dancer

Change

From a desperately poor village in northeast China, at age eleven, Li Cunxin was chosen by Madame Mao's cultural delegates to be taken from his rural home and brought to Beijing, where he would study ballet. In 1979, the young dancer arrived in Texas as part of a cultural exchange, only to fall in love with America-and with an American woman. Two years later, through a series of events li was worthy of a world class dancer, he defected to the United States, where he quickly became known as one of the greatest ballet dancers in the world. this story is a ture repesitive of change and how anything can happen from the dullest of beginnings.