How Little Person Terra Jole Is Making Big Moves on 'DWTS'

Jole is making history as a contestant on season 23 of ABC's "Dancing With the Stars."
2:40 | 10/17/16

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dollars each year. Now, Lara, a little dancing. Little women's terra jole's doing well in the ballroom. We wept behind the scenes to she how they put together the special dances. She's a fan favorite for her grace and positive attitude. Now the mom of two is opening up about overcoming her challenges. And how she hopes America will see her. She's 4'2", but no one the ball rool stood taller than when she scored the first 9 of the season. Our first 9 of the season. Reporter: A fan favorite on her reality show, little women L.A. -- What's up, ice princess? The most common time is called achondroplasia. Reporter: How does she do it? I've never danced with an average-sized partner before. He's also never met a little person before. Very excited. Reporter: Her dance partner, is a SHAR Farber, adjusting the moves for her small frame. She inspires me to create bigger and better numbers. There are specific things she can't do. One of my steps would be three of terra's steps. This week, he was like, clap above your head. I was like, uh huh. That's really going to happen. Reporter: All the while balancing motherhood. Her 1-year-old is also diagnosed with dwarfism. I don't want them to feel like there are limitations up there. Reporter: Opening up about her newborn son. I called, what's going on? They said the results still aren't in. It almost felt like an elimination. Reporter: Her mission is for America to see her as more than a little person. In the beginning, I said there's going to be a moment where I hope you no longer think of me like you're dancing with a little person. You're just terra. Sasha is looking at me like I'm terra, which is great. Reporter: Her biggest fear was not making it past the first round. I would say so far, job well done. I think she has achieved that. We see her just as she is. Great story. Absolutely. You can see more "Dancing with the stars" tonight at 8:00, 7:00 central. We have more dancing.

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