Amanda Berry Steps Out, Dances With Nelly

Cleveland kidnap victim draws huge cheers in first public appearance
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 28, 2013 11:06 AM CDT

Amanda Berry let about a day go by after Ariel Castro agreed to spend the rest of his life in prison, and then stuck her head out in public in a big way: As ABC reports, the 27-year-old not only attended Cleveland's RoverFest 2013 yesterday, she appeared onstage as a special guest—and later danced with rapper Nelly, who dedicated a song to her. "I told her she had a little bit of time to make up on the partying and you guys would help her out tonight," said the local deejay who introduced her to a cheering crowd. (More Amanda Berry stories.)

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