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My name is Rae-Ann and I am sixteen years old. I live in the Bronx with my mother and little brother. I go to the High School of Fashion Industries, which is located in the heart of the Fashion District in New York City. I’m an art major. When I was little I never thought about taking art seriously, as in actually pursuing it. I always wanted to know how to draw, just because my mom was really good at it and I wanted to be like her, but my heart back then belonged to science. I studied science really hard in school but at home I practiced drawing. I did mostly observation drawings and eventually became very good at it. In the seventh grade I started to dislike science. I found myself always doodling in class and volunteering to draw for others. So now I love art!