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Dance Exchange Matters

Nora Baker on Why Dance Exchange Matters
Edited and Produced by Alexis Iammarino and Dorothy Williams
Spring 2011.
Dorothy Williams, Interviewer
Alexis Iammarino, Audio Production

NORA: It’s kind of something, dance is something that I do now.

It's a very large part of my life, kind of, TX, DX, and school. And then some little things in between those. It's kind of the second main component of my life right now.

I'm Nora Baker and I'm 15 years old. When I was seven, I started going to Dance Exchange for community classes with my mother. But I've been in Teen Exchange since I was 13. And in between, there was youth classes and various other things that I did with them. I've just been with DX overall for about, that makes it 8 years.

I don't know, it makes me feel important. Like, I have some kind of importance in this world. It's something I have to offer