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Beaumont's iRule Dance Studio receives $50k check during Ellen Show appearance

Charlee Hanna-Rule appeared on the show along with her assistant director A.J. Joubert and instructor Xavier Richmond

BEAUMONT, Texas — A Beaumont dance studio received a Texas-sized gift during an appearance on the Ellen DeGeneres show this week. 

Ellen surprised Charlee Hanna-Rule, owner of iRule Dance Studio, with a $50,000 check. 

The studio is located on Calder in Beaumont.

Hanna-Rule was there with her assistant director A.J. Joubert and instructor Xavier Richmond. 

MORE | iRule Dance website

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Joubert and Richmond shared how Hanna-Rule has helped them and many other students surpass obstacles in life.

As a reward for being a safe haven, Ellen and Shutterfly gave Charlee the check to help with the studio's finances. 

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