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Scholastica is a 19 year old Nigerian girl. As her last year of being a teenager, she sure knows the struggles to be one. She loves helping and reaching out to people most especially teenagers. She feels she relates with them in lots of ways. One of the ways she wants to reach out to them is through one of her gifts of writing.


Join Scholastica on this journey as she touches different spheres of being a teenager. 

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Before I start, don't get it twisted, I love education - I really do! I love reading, I love knowing. I use Google and YouTube voraciously.
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