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Still thinking about a new comic I read yesterday, I came as a rat, written and sent to me by my friend Nathan Schreiber. He wrote it for a friend of his; since reading it I have been thinking of second chances and how it is never too late to act on a feeling.   It is autobiographical, but you don’t have to know him to be moved by its raw emotion and evocative drawings.

Written by Candice Thompson

After more than a decade in Brooklyn, Candice Thompson is now an Atlanta-based artist and writer. Prior to dancing with the Milwaukee Ballet Company and ad hoc Ballet, she trained with Kee Juan Han at the School of Ballet Arizona and NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. She founded LOLAstretch Dancewear in 2000 and has designed costumes for a variety of theater and dance companies across the country. She recently received a masters degree in Literary Nonfiction from Columbia University’s Creative Writing Program and more of her dance writing can be found in the pages of Dance Magazine, Pointe, and Dance Teacher.