Nilda Pace knew from the moment she could stand on her toes that she wanted to be a ballerina. Wait, no, a veterinarian. Or maybe a news anchor. The truth of it was Nilda didn't know what she wanted to do with her life, but she knew she wanted to follow a passion, whatever it might be. Despite high aspirations, she was a shy child, born the younger of two to parents Dario and Abele.