Nine-year-old supermodel Fatima Ptacek

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Nine-year-old New York girl Fatima Ptacek considers herself a "normal kid", but that's not what other people think about her.

She is a fourth grader who has made around 280,000 U.S. dollars a year in modelling and acting since she was five years old. 

Posing for Ralph Lauren, Benetton and Gap, smiling for the cover of magazines and picking up the occasional acting job, Fatima's life is far different from her peers.

However, Fatima thinks of it in a different way. "It's actually just another activity," says Fatima, "It's not a big, big thing. I don't think it's going to go to my head."

Her family hold the same opinion. Fatima's father Jack Ptacek, a retired detective, said, "She doesn't do it for the money at all. Up until recently, she thought we were paying to let her to be in commercials and have her picture taken."

What Fatima does like most nine-year-old girls are doing gymnastics, riding horses and studying Chinese.

The smart girl has big dreams. She said, "I definitely want to be a lawyer. I have to finish my professional acting career first. Once I get to college, I'll probably be too old for that stuff. I want to focus more on education because education is very important. I want to be the first female president. If I'm president I can stop a lot of injustice. I want to change the world just like (President) Obama."

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