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Shindle, Being Miss America

Shindle, Being Miss America

Kate Shindle talks how the Miss America pageant could empower today's young women, if the pageant would only progress.

Kate Shindle weaves an engrossing memoir of her year as Miss America 1998 with a fascinating, insightful history of the pageant to reveal why confident, ambitious young women still compete in a beauty contest that struggles to remain culturally relevant.

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