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Posted: August 28, 2016

Teen poses for hilarious Mulan-inspired ID picture

By Cox Media Group National Content Desk

An Oregon teenager has gained lots of attention online after posting a photo of her school ID card.

June Kyra Dela Chica, 17, used makeup to mimick the likeness of The Matchmaker, the character who deems Mulan an unfit wife at the beginning of the first movie in the series.

Dela Chica, a senior at Aloha High School in Beaverton, Oregon, said she had been waiting since her freshman year to take the creative ID picture, according to KPTV.

She also said a photographer was skeptical of taking her photo when she sat down with her made-up face.

"Once the makeup was on, I moved my way to the pictures station and lined up,” Dela Chica told Buzzfeed. "One of the ladies was very open-minded and laughed. The other lady -- who was actually taking my photo -- was very grumpy and rude. I remember her saying, 'I don’t know if you can take this photo. Are the admins okay (with it)?'"

"I replied with, 'The admins said if I'm okay with showing my face like this to hundreds of people then go on ahead. And if it's really that bad, I can always retake it,'" Dela Chica said. "She shrugged and replied with a simple, 'Okay.'"

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The teenager, who said she normally doesn't get much attention on social media, has had her tweet of the Disney-inspired ID favorited more than 200,000 times.

"I tried really hard to do something I haven't seen anyone else do. I guess this was it," she said, adding that her school has her previous ID pictures on file if they need a better one and that she would take a more professional photo if asked by school officials.


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