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