Everything looked perfect from the outside: she had accomplished the things that were important to her ? achieving honour roll grades, becoming a role model at her dance studio, and being popular in junior high. She excelled at tap dancing and was even allowed to go up on pointe shoes that year in ballet class, quite the feat for someone who never wanted to do pliés and jetés. It was all such a pretty picture for those who believed in her bubbly deception.
Behind her smile, though, was a completely different image.