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Finalist: 13-15 year olds

Lotus van der Starre From the mountain

Age 15

13-15 year olds

The portrait depicts my oma Marian. My oma has been someone I looked up to since I was a child. I don’t see her often but she has always inspired me to help others as she has a very caring and nurturing nature and I love her very much.