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11/03/02 - Longview

Longview Teen Runs Successful Business

A 17 year old senior at Longview high school is running her own lucrative business called Netts Nap Mats. Shanneta Pruitt-Drake goes to school by day and runs her own business of custom design day care nap mats and blankets among other items.

It began a year ago after she hand made one item for a family friend and that started word of mouth. Soon the teen entrepreneur was getting orders from local Daycares...

And business got so good her mother quit her job to work for her daughters' company. The business has grown to 50-thousand dollars a year in sales, and gets orders from 12 different states...

And the high school senior is taking orders now from 12 different states.

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