Nothing is worse than losing someone you love and Mona Simpson made her tribute to Steve Jobs public. No, not THAT Mona Simpson. We’re talking about author Mona Simpson who also happens to be the sister of Steve Jobs. She wrote a heart wrenching eulogy for the former Apple CEO who passed away Oct. 5 which was published in the New York Times. It’ll make you teary-eyed, but it’ll also give you hope.
When you’re a ballerina, you have to put up with a lot. From exhausting workouts to intense physical discipline, ballerinas are some of the strongest athletes out there and for good reason. But one thing they shouldn’t have to deal with is intense scrutiny on their physical appearance—from New York Times critics. But The Nutcracker performer, Jenifer Ringer who is cast as the Sugar Plum Fairy at the New York City Ballet, has had to face exactly that when dance critic Alastair Macaulay wrote that she “looked as if she’d eaten one sugarplum too many.”
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They all grow up so fast with their unlimited the access to media and television. Where’s the innocent stuff they should like to do? The kind of activities that their parents once loved — like riding bikes? That should stave off the impending reach of adolescence, right?
Well, not for one little girl in New York City.