She felt the tension mounting,
Her pulse raced in her chest,
She prayed she knew the answer,
She’d try her very best.
Her family lived in poverty,
Their dreams were pinned on her,
So she’d tried out for this contest,
The rest was just a blur.
A millionaire... an answer to a prayer!
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