Gillian is a seven-year old girl who cannot sit in school. She continually gets up, get distracted, flies with thought and doesn’t follow lessons. Her teacher worry about her, punish her, scold her, reward her a few times that she is attentive, but nothing. Gillian does not know to sit and cannot be attentive.
When she comes home, her mother punishes her too. So not only does she, Gillian have bad grades punishment at school but she also suffers from them at home.
One day. Gillian’s mother is called to the school. The lady, sad as someone waiting for bad news, takes her hand and goes to the interview room, the teacher speak of illness of an obvious disorder .maybe its hyperactivity or maybe she needs a medication
During the interview an older teacher arrives who knows the little girl, he asks all the adults, mother, and colleagues, to follow him into an adjoining room from where she can still be seen. As he leaves, he tells Gillian that they will be back soon and turns on an old radio with music.
As the girl is alone in the room, she immediately gets up and begin to move up and down chasing the music in the air with her feet and her heart. The teacher smiles as the colleagues and the mother look at him between confusion and compassion, as is often done with the old.so he say’s
“see? Gillian is not sick Gillian is a dancer
He recommends that her mother take her to a dance class and that her colleagues make her dance from time to time. she attends her first lesson and when she gets home she tell her mother
Everyone is like me, no one can sit there
In 1981, after a career as a dancer, opening her own dance academy and receiving international recognition for art, Gillian Lynne became the choreographer of the musical “cats”
Hopefully all “different” children find adults capable of welcoming them for who they are and for what they lack.
Long live the differences, the little black sheep and the misunderstood. They are the ones who create beauty in this world
So when you feel like you don’t belong, when nothing you do is acceptable at the time just know that your uniqueness or your difference is what makes you stand out. So be you, do you, and be comfortable in your own skin.
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