RIPR – You know that awful feeling we have when something that is so very precious to us seems to be slipping away? We can't bear the thought this this special someone, or special something, will be gone forever. But every once in awhile, like a miracle, our worst fears don't come true, and we get a second chance. That's what happened to 13-year-old Teri Elisa Thompson.

Teri Elisa Thompson is a student at TAPA: Trinity Academy for the Performing Arts. She lives with her parents and three brothers in Providence. Thompson is a dancer and singer, and active in basketball and cheerleading.

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