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Harvard student creates Disney-inspired, Korean princess musical on TikTok

LEILA FADEL, HOST:

Good morning, I'm Leila Fadel. Growing up, Julia Riew wished she had a Disney princess who was Korean like her. Now she's making her own wish come true.

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JULIA RIEW: (Singing) Just watch me go. Dive...

FADEL: Riew, a music and theater student at Harvard, sat down and wrote a whole Disney-inspired musical. It's based off of the Korean folktale "The Blind Man's Daughter" On TikTok, she says it's her dream to write for Disney. It's MORNING EDITION.

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RIEW: (Singing) Hold your breath. Ready... Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.

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