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'Billy Elliot' resonates with boys in Peabody's dance program
In 2000, the British film "Billy Elliot" generated a flurry of admiration on both sides of the Atlantic. Something about this story of an 11-year-old boy, who decides to study ballet even as it makes him a major oddity in his northern England mining town, touched a nerve.
By Tim Smith, The Baltimore Sun
December 15, 2012