See bonus photos from this week's PEOPLE cover story about the shocking world of child beauty pageants
Credit: Gillian Laub
Updated: Friday Sep 16, 2011 | 02:00 PM EDT
By: Rennie Dyball
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"When she's not competing, she looks like any other 6-year-old girl," says MaKenzie's mom, Juana (right).
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