Watch Two Girls’ Dream to Meet Misty Copeland Come True
May 15, 2017

Here’s something to take away the last of your Monday blues: Earlier this month, two girls got to meet their idol, Misty Copeland, thanks to the Loukoumi Make A Difference Foundation. Taylor Beazer and Annie Rasetina were the winners of the Loukoumi Dream Day Contest, which gives kids the opportunity to spend a day experiencing their dream careers.

Taylor and Annie met Copeland, watched ballet class and a rehearsal at American Ballet Theatre and had Copeland sign a pair of pointe shoes and a Misty Copeland Barbie Doll.

Photo by Jillian Nelson, courtesy of Loukoumi Foundation.

The Loukoumi Dream Day Contest is still accepting entries. To enter, send a cell phone video (recorded horizontally) of a student explaining what he or she wants to be when she grows up and why—in 30 seconds or less. Email videos to by May 28. Watch Annie and Taylor talk about their day with Misty below:

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