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2014 Miss America Pageant

Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri poses for photographers

Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri poses for photographers before engaging in the traditional dipping of the toes in the Atlantic Ocean the morning after being crowned Miss America in Atlantic City, N.J. Davuluri represented New York. (Sept. 16, 2013) Photo Credit: AP

Nina Davuluri, Miss New York, was crowned Miss America 2014 in Atlantic City, N.J., beating runner up Miss California Crystal Lee, and favorites Theresa Vail, tattooed Miss Kansas and Myrrhanda Jones, Miss Florida. Read the full story

Miss America 2014 contestant Miss New York Nina
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Miss America 2014 contestant Miss New York Nina Davuluri wins the 2014 Miss America Competition at Boardwalk Hall Arena in Atlantic City, N.J. (Sept. 15, 2013)

Miss New York Nina Davuluri, front, is crowned
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Miss New York Nina Davuluri, front, is crowned as Miss America 2014 by Miss America 2013 Mallory Hagan in Atlantic City, N.J. (Sept. 15, 2013)

Miss New York Nina Davuluri reacts after being
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Miss New York Nina Davuluri reacts after being named Miss America 2014 in Atlantic City, N.J. (Sept. 15, 2013)

Miss New York Nina Davuluri performs during the
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Miss New York Nina Davuluri performs during the Miss America 2014 pageant in Atlantic City, N.J. (Sept. 15, 2013)

Miss New York Nina Davuluri reacts after advancing
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Miss New York Nina Davuluri reacts after advancing beyond the lifestyle competition during the Miss America 2014 pageant held Sept. 15, 2013 in Atlantic City, N.J.

Miss Kansas Theresa Vail shows her bathing suit
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Miss Kansas Theresa Vail shows her bathing suit and tattoos during the Miss America 2014 pageant. (Sept. 15, 2013)

Miss Puerto Rico Collegiate Shaina Millan waits in
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Miss Puerto Rico Collegiate Shaina Millan waits in the lobby of Boardwalk Hall before the Miss America 2014 pageant in Atlantic City, N.J. (Sept. 15, 2013)

Contestants walk on the runway during the Miss
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Contestants walk on the runway during the Miss America 2014 pageant in Atlantic City, N.J. (Sept. 15, 2013)

Miss America pageant alumni Miss South Dakota Calista
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Miss America pageant alumni Miss South Dakota Calista Kirby, left, and Miss Rhode Island Kelsey Fournier, take a selfie before the Miss America 2014 pageant in Atlantic City, N.J. The former contestants participated in last year's contest in Las Vegas. (Sept. 15, 2013)

Miss New Jersey Ashleigh Udalovas walks on the
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Miss New Jersey Ashleigh Udalovas walks on the stage before the start of the Miss America 2014 pageant in Atlantic City, N.J. (Sept. 15, 2013)

Miss New Hampshire Samantha Russo dances while walking
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Miss New Hampshire Samantha Russo dances while walking with other contestants during the Miss America 2014 pageant in Atlantic City, N.J. (Sept. 15, 2013)

A tattoo on the neck of Miss America
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A tattoo on the neck of Miss America 2013 Mallory Hagan during the Miss America 2014 pageant in Atlantic City, N.J. (Sept. 15, 2013)

Miss America pageant alumni, from left, Miss Nebraska
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Miss America pageant alumni, from left, Miss Nebraska Mariah Cook, Miss Nevada Randi Sundquist, Miss Alabama Anna Laura Bryan, and Miss South Dakota Calista Kirby before the Miss America 2014 pageant in Atlantic City, N.J. (Sept. 15, 2013)

Miss Connecticut Kaitlyn Tarpey, right, hugs Miss Georgia
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Miss Connecticut Kaitlyn Tarpey, right, hugs Miss Georgia Carly Mathis during the Miss America 2014 pageant in Atlantic City, N.J. (Sept. 15, 2013)

Contestants walk on the runway during the Miss
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Contestants walk on the runway during the Miss America 2014 pageant in Atlantic City, N.J. (Sept. 15, 2013)

Former Miss New Jersey Ashleigh Udalovas walks on
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Former Miss New Jersey Ashleigh Udalovas walks on the stage before the start of the Miss America 2014 pageant in Atlantic City, N.J. (Sept. 15, 2013)

Miss Texas Ivana Hall makes the longhorns signal
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Miss Texas Ivana Hall makes the longhorns signal during the Miss America 2014 pageant in Atlantic City, N.J. (Sept. 15, 2013)

Theresa Vail, Miss Kansas, takes part in the
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Theresa Vail, Miss Kansas, takes part in the swimsuit competition during the first night of the Miss America Pageant at Boardwalk Hall, in Atlantic City, N.J. (Sept. 10, 2013)

Miss Texas, Ivana Hall, during the preliminary competition
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Miss Texas, Ivana Hall, during the preliminary competition of the Miss America pageant at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J. The preliminary competitions began Tuesday, back in Atlantic City after a six-year absence. (Sept. 10, 2013)

Spotlight Performers Show Choir from the Greater Ocean
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Spotlight Performers Show Choir from the Greater Ocean City Theatre Company perform "God Bless the USA" during the Miss America preliminary competition at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J. The program began after a moment of silence for the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. (Sept. 11, 2013)

Miss Nebraska, JaCee Pilkington, appears in the 2014
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Miss Nebraska, JaCee Pilkington, appears in the 2014 Miss America competition parade on the Boardwalk in Atlantic City, N.J. (Sept. 14, 2013)

Miss Iowa, Nicole Kelly, appears in the 2014
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Miss Iowa, Nicole Kelly, appears in the 2014 Miss America shoe parade on the boardwalk in Atlantic City, N.J. (Sept. 15, 2013)

Miss Kansas, Theresa Vail, appears in the 2014
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Miss Kansas, Theresa Vail, appears in the 2014 Miss America shoe parade on the boardwalk in Atlantic City, N.J. (Sept. 14, 2013)

Miss Alabama, Chandler Champion, appears in the 2014
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Miss Alabama, Chandler Champion, appears in the 2014 Miss America shoe parade on the Atlantic City Boardwalk in New Jersey. (Sept. 14, 2013)

Miss Arkansas, Amy Crain, shows off her Razorback
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Miss Arkansas, Amy Crain, shows off her Razorback footwear in the 2014 Miss America Shoe Parade on the Boardwalk in Atlantic City, N.J. (Sept. 14, 2013)

Miss Colorado, Meg Kardos, appears in the 2014
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Miss Colorado, Meg Kardos, appears in the 2014 Miss America Shoe Parade in Atlantic City, N.J. (Sept. 14, 2013)

Miss Connecticut, Kaitlyn Tarpey, appears in the 2014
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Miss Connecticut, Kaitlyn Tarpey, appears in the 2014 Miss America Shoe Parade in Atlantic City, N.J. (Sept. 14, 2013)

Miss Delaware, Rebecca Lee Jackson, appears in
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Miss Delaware, Rebecca Lee Jackson, appears in the 2014 Miss America Shoe Parade outside Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J. (Sept. 14, 2013)

Miss Florida, Myrrhanda Jones, sports Gator shoes and
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Miss Florida, Myrrhanda Jones, sports Gator shoes and a matching Gator bag in the 2014 Miss America Shoe Parade on the Boardwalk in Atlantic City, N.J. (Sept. 14, 2013)

Miss America 2014 contestant Myrrhanda Jones, Miss Florida,
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Miss America 2014 contestant Myrrhanda Jones, Miss Florida, rides in the Shoe Parade in Atlantic City, N.J. (Sept. 14, 2013)

Miss Georgia, Carly Mathis, wears a peach gown
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Miss Georgia, Carly Mathis, wears a peach gown as she rides in the 2014 Miss America Shoe Parade outside Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J. (Sept. 14, 2013)

Miss America 2014 contestant Crystal Lee, Miss Hawaii,
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Miss America 2014 contestant Crystal Lee, Miss Hawaii, appears in the 2014 Miss America Shoe Parade on the Boardwalk in Atlantic City, N.J. (Sept. 14, 2013)

Miss America 2014 contestant Miss Idaho Sarah Downs
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Miss America 2014 contestant Miss Idaho Sarah Downs appears in the 2014 Miss America Competition Parade at Boardwalk Hall Arena in Atlantic City, N.J. (Sept. 14, 2013)

Miss Illinois, Brittany Smith, holds a miniature Stanley
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Miss Illinois, Brittany Smith, holds a miniature Stanley Cup and sports a jersey from the NHL champion Chicago Blackhawks as she rides in the 2014 Miss America Shoe Parade in Atlantic City, N.J. (Sept. 14, 2013)

Miss Indiana, Terrin Zoe Thomas, appears in the
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Miss Indiana, Terrin Zoe Thomas, appears in the 2014 Miss AmericaShoe Parade on the Boardwalk in Atlantic City, N.J. (Sept. 14, 2013)

Miss America 2014 contestant Cara McCollum, Miss New
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Miss America 2014 contestant Cara McCollum, Miss New Jersey, dresses as a mermaid in the 2014 Miss America Shoe Parade in Atlantic City, N.J. (Sept. 14, 2013)

Miss Maryland, Christina Denny, appears in the 2014
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Miss Maryland, Christina Denny, appears in the 2014 Miss America Shoe Parade outside Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J. (Sept. 14, 2013)

Miss Massachusetts, Amanda Narciso, shows off a fisherman's
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Miss Massachusetts, Amanda Narciso, shows off a fisherman's boots in the 2014 Miss America Shoe Parade on the Boardwalk in Atlantic City, N.J. (Sept. 14, 2013)

Miss Michigan, Haley Williams, rides in the 2014
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Miss Michigan, Haley Williams, rides in the 2014 Miss America Shoe Parade in Atlantic City, N.J. (Sept. 14, 2013)

Miss Minnesota, Rebecca Yeh, wears ice skates as
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Miss Minnesota, Rebecca Yeh, wears ice skates as she rides in the 2014 Miss America Shoe Parade ooutside Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J. (Sept. 14, 2013)

Miss Montana, Sheridan Pope, waves from her car
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Miss Montana, Sheridan Pope, waves from her car as she rides in the 2014 Miss America Shoe Parade on the Boardwalk in Atlantic City, N.J. (Sept. 14, 2013)

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