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Emily Whitney

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I want a career in science, but I am being pushed away by everybody I reach out to.

I have recently decided I want my profession in life to reflect what I love most, rather than money, and that love is science. I am currently in the 7th grade and everywhere I turn, people tell me I am too young to be mulling this over, including my science teacher. I want to have what I want ready for me before I graduate, but no one will help. That is why I turn to you, fellow TEDers. Am I to young for this? I want to change the world. With science. Please help me get there. How do I prepare?

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