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Marine Biology

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Aysia Stephens is a senior majoring in marine bio and minoring in writing. Stephens always had a love for stories and writing, as they gave her an escape from any troubles she faced. Writing is her second passion after her love of animals.

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"I often hear of growing youth losing faith in religion due to how it was traumatically shown to them growing up, whether the adults realized it or not. I wanted to write a piece showing that despite the honest intentions, words and actions are shown differently through a child's eye."



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