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Girl on Fire: 10-Year-Old Pepper Persley Is Setting the World Ablaze

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Pepper Persley is setting the world ablaze. While sports journalism is her niche, she has already managed to land interviews with illustrious figures such as First Lady Jill Biden, Michelle Obama and the Black Panther himself, the late Chadwick Boseman—all before finishing the fifth grade. But don’t let her youthfulness fool you, the 10-year-old is a seasoned professional that can hold her own at any press conference. Persley loves researching, playing basketball and Marvel comics, but she is a shero in her own right, as a proponent of anti-bullying and for bringing awareness to her dream league, the WNBA. Persley took a moment to step on the other side of the mic to tell us how it all got started.