Jackie Evancho
Photo: George Burns/Harpo Studios
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When she's at home in Pittsburgh, Jackie says she's just a normal kid—but she admits to being a little nervous when she started school after her big summer on television. "I have to say to myself: 'Jackie, you're just a normal kid. So you just have to act like these comments are normal because you have to get used to it,'" she says. "So when I go to school, I'm always happy because it's a normal kid thing."

See what a typical day is like for Jackie.

Now that she's in fifth grade, Jackie is tearing through her long division lessons. "Before all this happened, I learned long division in fourth grade, and I loved it so much that I do extra credit sometimes."

But her true passion is writing. "I write almost everything, actually," she says. "Songs, poems, stories. And stories out of every genre too."

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