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Finalist: 16-18 year olds

Lara Porter Due north

Age 16

16-18 year olds

I’ve known Noel since the day I was born; he is one of my dad’s oldest friends and has become like a grandfather to me. Noel is always interested in me and my passions. My drawing is based on a photo I took when Noel and Dad were having a beer at home after work, just sitting and enjoying the view of the Nightcap Ranges. I admire their genuine, uncomplicated friendship.