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At 78, this ballerina is still going strong: ‘It’s never too late to do something you love’

Many healthy women in their late 70s lace up their walking shoes or hiking boots to stay active. But not Suzelle Poole.

Six days a week, the willowy 78-year-old Dallas ballet instructor laces up her pointe shoes and teaches classical ballet, as she’s done for decades.

Madame Poole, as her students call her, also regularly performs on pointe throughout the Dallas area as a guest artist with local dance companies. And she dances at retirement communities and assisted-living centers along with her students.

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The Washington Post

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