Sean Lew is my Spirit Animal

When I was 11, the routine I did at my year-end dance recital was a lyrical-ballet hybrid thing to that weird and totally unknown song "Every Heart Needs a Home." It was awful.

These days, 11 year olds are way more talented. They're downright fierce.

Take, for example, 11-year-old Sean Lew. You've probably already heard of him since he's been dancing professionally since he was 8.

In this video, check out Sean dancing a Miguel Zarate-choreographed routine to Lady Gaga's "Applause."

Way cooler than "Every Heart Needs a Home."

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