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Dancing out of poverty - ballet in Manila | DW Reporter

Fourteen year old Christian Torreres dreams of becoming a professional ballet dancer – the only way to save his family from a life of poverty. Right now they live on the biggest garbage site in Manila. How does Christian cope with the permanent contrast between misery and glamour? Report by Roxana Isabel Duerr

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Christian Torreres is 14 and dreams of becoming a professional ballet dancer – the only way of lifting his family out of poverty. They live on the biggest dumpsite in Manila. How does Christian cope with the permanent contrast between misery and glamour?