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Miss America, Mentors & Our Students

Susan Varghese

"...After Davuluri’s win, I wondered if my perception would have changed as a child if I saw more women that looked like me on television, winning pageants, and fitting society’s standards of what 'beauty' meant. If all you see are blonde-haired, blue-eyed barbie dolls at the toy store, it becomes harder to see where you fit in...."

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