What You Become In Flight

by Ellen O'Connell Whittet
What You Become In Flight

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After a devastating misstep by her dance partner, Ellen's life is unalterably changed. Recovered but no longer able to dance, she embarks on a self-discovery of life outside of ballet while coming to terms with her past. She describes how her grandmother and cousin inspired her to take up ballet, how she developed eating disorders in order to retain the body of a ballerina, and how a sexual assault nearly derailed her recovery. By telling her story, Ellen uses her newfound vocation of writing to reflect on survival, happiness, and trust.
About the book

After a devastating misstep by her dance partner, Ellen's life is unalterably changed. Recovered but no longer able to dance, she embarks on a self-discovery of life outside of ballet while coming to terms with her past. She describes how her grandmother and cousin inspired her to take up ballet, how she developed eating disorders in order to retain the body of a ballerina, and how a sexual assault nearly derailed her recovery. By telling her story, Ellen uses her newfound vocation of writing to reflect on survival, happiness, and trust.