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The News Minute | November 16, 2014 | 10.31 am IST A 23-year-old woman in the United States has finally achieved what most bharatanatyam dancers achieve in their teens. But her first “arangetram” or “ranga pravesha”, meaning her first performance on stage before an audience, is not just a professional achievement but a personal one. According to a report published by NPR, Hema Ramaswamy has Down syndrome and her ability to dance has improved her physical abilities and given her a lot of happiness on a personal level. Read the full story at NPR.

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