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DWTS competitor Romeo visits South LA school

Romero is ready to show off his skills on the dance floor on the new season of 'Dancing With the Stars.'

March 17, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
Hip hop artist and current "Dancing with the Stars" competitor Romeo took time away from rehearsal Thursday for a very special school visit.

Romeo, along with his dance partner Chelsie Hightower, spent the morning reading with children at the Danny Bakewell Primary School in south central Los Angeles.

Romeo has a foundation called "Urban Born." Its goal is to promote education and healthy living without drugs and gangs.

Season 12 of "Dancing with the Stars" premiers Monday March 21 at 8 p.m. on ABC7.