A Ballerina Steps Off The Stage And Into The Ring -- At 40!

marlo thomas"One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to hang on to an old dream that has stopped nurturing usthat there is always time to start a new dream. This week's story is about a former ballerina who decided to trade in her ballet slippers for boxing gloves -- at 40!" Marlo, MarloThomas.com

By Lori Weiss

From the age of 7, all eyes were on the little ballerina with big potential. But with her purple turtleneck body suit, that doubled as a leotard, and bangle bracelets she wore for go