Her dream is to become a medical doctor and follow in the footsteps of her beloved dad who died three years ago. But along the way, Ariella Roopnarine is determined not to let go of her one true passion – art! The 12-year-old, who wrote the secondary entrance assessment exam a few days ago, says her love for art had helped her cope with grief. Her pieces are now being sold internationally. Here is Radhica de Silva and Ivan Toolsie with Ariella’s inspiring story.