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Pageant experiment

Charles Krupa, AP

Posted at Dec 20 2019 06:17 PM

Pageant experiment

Camille Schrier, of Virginia, performs a science experiment prior to winning the Miss America competition in Uncasville, Connecticut on Thursday. The 24-year-old biochemist beat 50 other candidates for Miss America and her win is viewed as a progressive step away from traditional beauty contest formats.