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Beauty and the Beholder

Long gone are the days of Bert Parks and Bess Myerson. Both known as the king and queen of the inconsequential “Miss America Pageant” often referred to as a fantasy of beauty in America. 738 more words


Day 15 in a month of writing: Has Miss America Changed or Have We?

Like many childhood fantasies, my goal of being Miss America were dashed about the time I turned twelve. I had quit piano and dance lessens after only a year each, someone else in the family had gotten the baton twirling gene and my voice was so low that in sixth grade I got the bass solo in the choir concert. 835 more words