Boyle Heights' newest mural was painted by a 15-year-old

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Another mural was unveiled in Los Angeles Saturday. That in itself wouldn't be news in a city with so many murals, but this one was painted by a 15-year-old. 

Isabel Peinado's mural "Empowerment" depicts 16 inspirational women throughout history.

"I wanted to do this for the community, " she told our media partner, NBC4, during the unveiling. "I'm so thankful it's in Boyle Heights because I think they're very appreciative of this place. And I'm so thankful everyone's here to celebrate women empowerment with me."

Peinado is a 10th grader at L.A. County High School for the Arts.

She spent 603 hours painting the mural, from late June through August.

It features civil rights activist Rosa Parks, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, United Farm Workers co-founder Dolores Huerta, female education activist Malala Yousafzai and other notable women. It also features the Virgin of Guadalupe

Her work earned her a Girl Scouts Gold Award, the organization's highest honor.

The mural is  on the side wall of Ray & Roy’s Market, on the corner of 4th and Camulos streets.

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