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December 12, 2007

Tango Lessons for Blind Teens

Tango lessons for blind teens - Nightly News with Brian Williams- msnbc.com

In an age of hip-hop, rock and salsa, they and about two dozen other blind or visually-impaired teens were learning the intricate art of Argentine Tango, and in the process found they had gained a whole lot more in terms of physical stamina, social skills and confidence in themselves.

"This class has helped me mature a lot," said Alvarez. "I'm not a big ice-breaker. To start to ask somebody to dance is not my thing, but I can do it now that I've gotten more involved in this class."

Posted by joegrohens at December 12, 2007 10:25 AM