Author Susie Sanchez describes how, defying all odds, Sanchez, a lifelong dancer, perseveres through the trials and tribulations of balancing family life with dance life as she dreams of performing on a grander scale. Whether she’s teaching dance to neighborhood children, helping raise her granddaughter, or achieving success as a Professional Cheerleader in the NFL, Sanchez embraces each and every experience, and aspires to positively impact everyone she meets throughout her incredible journey. In 2010, Susie became a member of the San Jose Wolves’ dance team, The She Wolves. She was a professional cheerleader in the NFL during the 2011-2012 season for the Oakland Raiders as a Raiderette. She was named by Foxsports.com as one of 15 Sports Mothers we salute on Mother’s Day 2013. In her book, The Dream Lived, Susie outlines her life and paints each scene with heartfelt emotion all while taking her readers on the incredible journey she lived.