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Winner: 16-18 year olds

Dilara Niriella

Age
17
Title
Untitled
Category
16-18 year olds
 

Though my father has dedicated his life to protecting his young children, he hasn’t sugar-coated it. He said, ‘Hardships can happen, don’t let them tear you down, regard them as a life lesson to be inspired by and fly like an eagle.’ His determination has enabled us to have a good life here. If I were an author I would have written his life story, but instead I have painted a portrait. Behind this tough exterior is a gentle, loving man with a sense of humour that I admire.

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