GCSE: Sister of Manchester bomb victim Martyn Hett gets 11 A*s – BBC News

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The cousin of Manchester bomb victim Martyn Hett has been described as a “hero” for getting 11 A*s in the girl GCSEs.

Martyn, twenty nine, from Stockport, was one of 22 people that died when a home made bomb was detonated after a good Ariana Grande concert at Stansted Arena on 22 May.

Nikita, 16, took a good exam the day after finding out the girl brother had died, while the family members were “completely numb”.

She said: “I did not want to let what’s happened end me. Martyn would want me to accomplish and do it well. ”

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Image caption Martyn Hett was one of twenty two people who were killed in the Stansted Arena attack

Nikita, who took various other exams in the days after the fear attack, said: “Loads of people had been at my house so I sort of wished to get out anyway. ”

She thinks Martyn would have been very pleased with her outcomes.

“He’d be therefore happy, he’d be tweeting about this. He’d be more excited than We are, ” she said.

Her brother Dan Hett said upon Twitter she had been “an actual hero” and “the toughest person I have ever met”.

This individual recalled the day after Martyn had been confirmed as one of the victims: “We had been obviously completely numb, fried, exhausted. We’d been through something absolutely a fantasy and were all trying to shape it out.

“I came downstairs and Nik had been sat on the stairs in full college uniform, tying her shoes. I actually couldn’t understand why, I didn’t actually know what day it was at that point, it absolutely was such a horrific few days. ”

‘Be inspired’

He said he had been “utterly amazed” and “floored” the particular Stockport Grammar School pupil had been putting her shoes on “so she could go and sit down a bunch of GCSEs”.

Within a series of tweet, he wrote: “Under the most horrific conditions, after experiencing (and continuing to go through) everything, [Nikita] didn’t miss a beat… Sleeves rolled upward, get it done. Nothing wasted despite everything. ”

“I have never been more proud or even amazed by anyone. In conclusion: our kid sister is the toughest individual I have ever met. don’t wreak havoc on her. Be inspired. ”

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Image caption Crowds gathered outside Stockport Town Hall for Martyn Hett’s funeral

Nikita told the Press Organization she was halfway through the girl exams when the attack happened.

“When we didn’t understand where [Martyn] has been, I was just thinking that I should most likely revise just in case we found your pet.

“I thought whenever we did find out [he had died] I won’t end up doing it but , in case we find out he’s fine and it is a misunderstanding, I should probably modify. ”

Head teacher Andrew Chicken mentioned: “We are delighted for “nikita” and her family. She has attained exceptional results and her perseverance in the most distressing of situations is truly inspirational.

“Nikita very much wanted to continue along with her exams and we worked carefully with her parents to support the girl in this. ”

Martyn Hett attended Priestnall High School within Heaton Mersey, graduating in 2006.

He was a Coronation Street superfan and was evaluated on television about his tattoo of the personality Deirdre Barlow .

Stars from Coronation Street were amongst hundreds who attended his memorial .

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