Suffering For Art“My son? You've chosen the wrong day to visit him. At the weekends he goes away to be repaired.More Like This
"He's at the dance clinic all day. They have him in a programme to help him recover and to build up his strength again. The ballet company approached us after the newspaper ran his story. They offered an assessment. They told us they thought they could help. They said that they could waive their fee. We could never have afforded it.
“I think to myself that he was attacked by aliens, not by other kids in his school. Kids, But not human creatures. No, and certainly not animals either. But then I think that when I let my anger toward them overtake me completely, I'm not much better than they are.
“My son, you see, is a gifted boy, gifted and determined to master a very demanding discipline. He's been building his strength and training his body for the last six years. That's why those other kids from his school decided to demolish his feet. What, they must have thought can a la