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‘If they’re right, I really don’t have anything to lose’

Long Beach State dance major Vanessa Cruz was born with arthrogryposis, a condition characterized by joint contractures and muscle weakness throughout the body. Despite challenges, Cruz has continued to pursue her passion for dance. Cruz sits down with the Daily Forty-Niner to discuss her journey to the CSULB dance department.

Video by Aubrey Balster

Edited by Aubrey Balster

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