By Scenarios Alumna and writer of Veracity, Janaya Greene
Mayraleeh Nelson entered a state of disbelief when she found out she was a Scenarios USA Real Deal Winner. She learned that she won Scenarios’ Real Deal Writing Competition this summer, before starting her last year at Facing History New Tech High School in Cleveland. When asked, “What’s the Real Deal about Love and Solidarity?” posed by the Read Deal curriculum, Split Persona was born. Nelson’s film is about twin sisters, Carey and Jalissa, trying to balance their home life, which primarily consists of taking care of their mother who is battling suicidal depression, keeping up with their studies and having social lives.
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