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On stage, a ballerina's feet are visions of beauty and grace, clad in pretty pink satin shoes with ribbons and supporting dazzling moves. Once you take off the slippers, however, the sight is often "pretty devastating," says Lorna Geddes, pointe shoe manager for the National Ballet of Canada.

On stage, a ballerina's feet are visions of beauty and grace, clad in pretty pink satin shoes with ribbons and supporting dazzling moves. Once you take off the slippers, however, the sight is often "pretty devastating," says Lorna Geddes, pointe shoe manager for the National Ballet of Canada.

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