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Chrissy Sampson

Chrissy Sampson

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One day soon, everyone will know my name.


journalist, scholar, poet, singer, dancer, student, teacher?


When you’re this impulsive, the question of “when” never really applies.


Typically I can’t discern whether I’m coming or going. Guess my answer has to be “right here.”


Because when I was growing up, everyone told me to do something scholarly. I should do something scholarly with my life. Be a doctor, a lawyer, a writer, a professor. Never mind if I wanted to be a ballerina — I was too smart for it. There came a point when I decided to be everything. Ballerina included.


Balance and discipline. It’s been rough, believe me. Hey, wait, aren’t I supposed to be the one asking these questions?