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Mahalia Barnes
My name is Mahalia A Barnes and I'm 17 years old with a passion for writing and sharing my thoughts and ideas with people. I’m a very open person, ready to absorb knowledge and also give out. I was born on small island called Jamaica in a parish called St Catherine. I’m playful, happy, intelligent and curious. I chose these words to describe my personality because I'm always happy and feel the need to cheer others up. Intelligent why? Because people always tell me how intelligent I am when they talk to me. Curious, well I'm a very open-minded person, open to trying new things. I also ask a lot of questions. My talent is singing. I love to sing but only as a hobby. Due to this talent, I have a passion for music. I feed off of others' feelings through songs. I love songs with meaning because I feel as if I can feel what that person is going through whether good or bad. I had very wise people influenced my life at a very young age. I was taught to live life to the fullest, be kind and love hard. Growing up I suffered from an identity crisis: I just didn't fit in. I would mimic other people's personality so they would like me, causing me to realize I didn't know who I was.... Flash back to 4 years ago I was forced to learn self-love and acceptance and went on a journey on finding myself and I did.  Fast forward to today; I have accomplished self-acceptance, self-love, the consciousness of my mind, my spirituality, and self-identity. But the journey doesn't end here. I'm on a journey to figuring out my purpose.

Mahalia Barnes, Staff Writer

Mar 15, 2019
What is TRIO? (Story)
Mar 04, 2019
How To Prepare For the SAT? (Story/Media)
Feb 14, 2019
The Truth About Valentine’s Day. (Story)
Jan 19, 2019
The Golden Globes Hits and Misses (Story)
Oct 05, 2018
From South Africa to Comedy Central (Story)
Sep 30, 2018
Lyara Vidal Miranda (Story)
Sep 25, 2018
Ashlee Miller (Story)
Sep 21, 2018
What happened to Serena? Who’s a thief? (Story)
Sep 06, 2018
Upcoming Teen Artist (Story)
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Mahalia Barnes