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Pretty Hollie Fox wants to work in dentistry after a brace helped put the smile back on her face.

And the talented University Academy Holbeach student is well on the way to achieveing her ambition after getting an amazing 17 GCSEs.

Amongst Hollie’s fantastic haul were seven A*s and five As and she also scored a remarkable 100 per cent in part of her English exam.

“I am just really thrilled, I cannot believe it,” she told the Free Press moments after opening her results envelope.

“ I was so nervous but I am so happy now.”

Hollie is now going to tackle physics, chemistry, biology and maths at A-level and hope to progress into a career in dentistry.

“I have got braces and having that work done has changed my life.

“I would love the opportunity to be able to work to help others in the same way.”