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September 26, 2017 AT 5:00 am

An 8-year-old bullied for her love of bugs just got her first scientific publication #MakerEducation

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Inspiring story from ScienceAlert.

It’s tough being different – especially when you’re an 8-year-old who absolutely loves bugs and brings them to school as friends.

Sophia Spencer’s fascination with insects didn’t go down well with her peers until a crowd of professional entomologists stepped in for support. Now she has just become the proud junior author of a paper in a scientific journal.

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