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Akhona Maqhina, age 11, (left) whispers to her friend during a ballet class in a classroom at Yomelela primary school on May 24, 2000 in Khayelitsha, one of the poorest townships outside Cape Town, South Africa. The Dance for All Program was started to find talent among the children and the discipline taught during dance classes has helped many to improve their concentration in school. The township is struggling with high unemployment, crime and high levels of HIV/Aids. (Photo by: Per-Anders Pettersson)
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