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Dr. Elizabeth Zamarelli, 71, of Stony Brook, and (Credit: Steven Sunshine)

Dr. Elizabeth Zamarelli, 71, of Stony Brook, and Ms. Senior New York for 2010, at the 2012 Ms. New York Senior America Pageant at Lindenhurst High School. (May 6, 2012)

Ms. New York Senior America pageant

Ms. New York Senior America pageant celebrates women 60 and older.

Vivien Gerfein performing at the 2012 Ms. New
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Vivien Gerfein performing at the 2012 Ms. New York Senior America Pageant at Lindenhurst High School. (May 6, 2012)

Dr. Elizabeth Zamarelli, 71, of Stony Brook, and
(Credit: Steven Sunshine)

Dr. Elizabeth Zamarelli, 71, of Stony Brook, and Ms. Senior New York for 2010, at the 2012 Ms. New York Senior America Pageant at Lindenhurst High School. (May 6, 2012)

Gail King, Ms. Senior America 2009, during the
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Gail King, Ms. Senior America 2009, during the 2012 Ms. New York Senior America Pageant at Lindenhurst High School. (May 6, 2012)

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The five finalists for the 2012 Ms. Senior
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The five finalists for the 2012 Ms. Senior New York America Pageant at Lindenhurst High School. (May 6, 2012)

Donna Dean is crowned 2012 Ms. New York
(Credit: Steven Sunshine)

Donna Dean is crowned 2012 Ms. New York Senior America. (May 6, 2012)

The Seasoned Steppers perform during the 2012 Ms.
(Credit: Steven Sunshine)

The Seasoned Steppers perform during the 2012 Ms. New York Senior America Pageant at Lindenhurst High School. (May 6, 2012)

Joan Garrison, one of twelve finalists at the
(Credit: Steven Sunshine)

Joan Garrison, one of twelve finalists at the 2012 Ms. New York Senior America Pageant at Lindenhurst High School, performs. (May 6, 2012)

C.J. Marie, one of twelve finalists at the
(Credit: Steven Sunshine)

C.J. Marie, one of twelve finalists at the 2012 Ms. New York Senior America Pageant at Lindenhurst High School, performs onstage. (May 6, 2012)

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Evelyn Gramazio, one of twelve finalists at the
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Evelyn Gramazio, one of twelve finalists at the 2012 Ms. New York Senior America Pageant at Lindenhurst, performs onstage. (May 6, 2012)

Donna Dean, one of twelve finalists at the
(Credit: Steven Sunshine)

Donna Dean, one of twelve finalists at the 2012 Ms. New York Senior America Pageant at Lindenhurst, performs onstage. (May 6, 2012)

The auditorium is filled for the 2012 Ms.
(Credit: Steven Sunshine)

The auditorium is filled for the 2012 Ms. New York Senior America Pageant at Lindenhurst High School. (May 6, 2012)

Hope Tovar, one of twelve finalists at the
(Credit: Steven Sunshine)

Hope Tovar, one of twelve finalists at the 2012 Ms. New York Senior America Pageant at Lindenhurst, performs onstage. (May 6, 2012)

Robyn Kumar, one of twelve finalists at the
(Credit: Steven Sunshine)

Robyn Kumar, one of twelve finalists at the 2012 Ms. New York Senior America Pageant at Lindenhurst High School, performs onstage. (May 6, 2012)

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Elaine Whitehouse, one of twelve finalists at the
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Elaine Whitehouse, one of twelve finalists at the 2012 Ms. New York Senior America Pageant at Lindenhurst High School, accompanies herself on guitar. (May 6, 2012)

Donna Dean, one of twelve finalists at the
(Credit: Steven Sunshine)

Donna Dean, one of twelve finalists at the 2012 Ms. New York Senior America Pageant at Lindenhurst, walks onstage in her ballgown. (May 6, 2012)

Artistine Norris, 76, from North Babylon, is an
(Credit: Steven Sunshine)

Artistine Norris, 76, from North Babylon, is an usher at the 2012 Ms. New York Senior America Pageant at Lindenhurst High School. (May 6, 2012)

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