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This is 20-year-old fashion design student Lama Ali.

"Single black female addicted to retail."
"Single black female addicted to retail."

It's finals week at Virginia Commonwealth University, and Ali was assigned three final projects for her fashion design class all due on the same day. Instead of crumbling under the pressure, she used the stress to inspire her work by hiding the message "You got me fucked up" to her professor within one of her projects.

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"After being on maximum overdrive for that long, the only thing that kept repeating in my head was 'you got me fucked up,'' she told BuzzFeed News. "And then I decided to write it in sign language so it would be less detectible."

She said that she thought it would just get "a couple of giggles," but in the few days since she posted it, people were "screaming" over the image, and it was shared over 47,000 times.

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Some people had trouble seeing it, so here's each letter written over their signs.

Any time you pair pettiness with beauty, you're gonna end up with people throwing money at you. Ali became bombarded with a deluge of requests to buy.

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She didn't waste time. Ali already smartly already has shirts ready for sale. Looks like this degree is paying off before she even graduates.

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If she doesn't get an "A" on this assignment, then who cares? She's gonna be rich!