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Have you ever encountered a flipperdee? What about the Sock Fairy? If you read this book, you?ll discover exactly who these strange characters are. You never know, one day they both might show up in your neighborhood.
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THE BRONX-BORN SON OF AN IMMIGRANT DANCES HIS WAY TO CENTER STAGE WITH THE NEW YORK CITY BALLET
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AFTER BATTLING DEPRESSION AND ADDICTION, THE FORMER TEEN STAR IS HAPPY AT HOME—AND ON DANCING WITH THE STARS
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