Colombia Dancing to Escape Poverty

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The Colombian city of Cartagena boasts delightful beaches and UNESCO world heritage status. But behind the gloss lie the slums. In 1997, dancer and choreographer lvaro Restrepo founded a school of modern dance, the Colegio de Cuerpo, in one of them. It offers young people an alternative to drugs and violence.

Not only a lifeline for many teenagers, it's now one of Colombias most prestigious dance schools.
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