Sometimes, assignments come across the desk which end up being more of a gift than a job. This story for the New York Times came through at last minute: the evening before the shoot was to take place. Technically, I was already booked, so although I ended up a wee bit late for the other gig, I felt I had to meet this extraordinary youngster.
My favorite quote from Kyra’s story is the following: “Sometimes your dreams get crushed but you just keep going.”
It is my understanding that not only is she an actress, but also proficient gymnast and ballerina.
Let this young girl be an example to us all.
Here are a few other images from the take: