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Inside Edition 8 Aug 2020

15-Year-Old TikTok Influencer Runs a Slime Empire From His Attic


When TikTok star Addison Rae shared a review of Ricky Waite's slime, his business, RL Slimes, was thrust into the limelight. His slime sold out immediately. Ricky, who's from Santa Rosa, California, has been making his own slime for three years. He credits his skill of making slime to "trial and error" and watching Karina Garcia's YouTube videos. Inside Edition Digital's Leigh Scheps shares a look at a day in his life. #dayinthelife

A teenager got the opportunity to speak in front of the entire country at the Democratic National Convention. Marley Dias is a 15-year-old activist from New Jersey. She founded #1000BlackGirlBooks when she was 10 in 2015. The goal was to drive attention to the lack of diversity in children's books and to donate books to kids in need. The idea stemmed after being frustrated that she wasn't reading books in school featuring Black main characters. Inside Edition Digital's Leigh Scheps has more.
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