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'School banned my business when I was 12. I took it online and made £25k'

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When many of us were kids, the only worries we had were how many sweets we could buy for a quid and making it home in time for our favourite shows.

But Jasmine Shum was busy running her very own fully-fledged business – one she started when she was just 12-years-old. The Bolton teenager first decided to sell slime after watching a video on YouTube.

The toy – a putty-like substance which consists of glue, borax and water – had a burst in popularity in the late 2010s and has been a kids’ favourite ever since.

Jasmine, now 17 and enjoying a burgeoning career as a fashion influencer, posted about her slime on Snapchat and her friends immediately wanted to buy some, going on to sell her creations in the playground at school. READ MORE: 'I thought I was overdoing it at the gym - my life changed when I heard the words brain tumour' But teachers soon caught on to her dealings and banned her from selling slime to other pupils.

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