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Teenage Girl Gets DreamWorks Deal Based On Her Real Life Diary!

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At 13 years old, Maya Van Wagenen decided to do something a lot of young girls do at that age: start a diary!

The only difference is, hers came with a plan. She would be journaling how she was struggling to fit in, while taking advice from a book from the 1950s that claimed to be able to fix her issues called the Betty Cornell Glamour Guide For Teens.

It was quite the experiment, and now DreamWorks has snatched up the rights to the story!!

Not only that, but the diary is also being turned into a book series by Penguin, and she's only 15! The deal with DreamWorks makes her the youngest non-actor to ever make a feature deal with them!

Here's some of the guidance she got from the severely dated book:

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