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Miss America Savvy Shields Explains Her Unique Name: 'It's Close to Legally Changed'

Originally posted 09/14/2016 01:45PM

Miss America Savvy Shields understands the confusion over her name – but says she's never really gone by anything else.

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15 Style and Beauty Secrets We Learned from Miss America Savvy Shields and Her Fellow Contestants

15 Style and Beauty Secrets We Learned from Miss America Savvy Shields and Her Fellow Contestants

Originally posted 09/12/2016 12:50PM

Every detail you need to know, from their hair extensions to their bikini competition heels

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5 Things to Know About the New Miss America Savvy Shields

Originally posted 09/12/2016 12:10PM

Hey Beyoncé – we've got someone who wants to join you on the Formation World Tour.

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Miss Arkansas Savvy Shields Has Been Crowned Miss America 2017

Originally posted 09/11/2016 11:25PM

There she is, Miss America!

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Miss Mississippi Had Surgery at 18 to Correct Facial Deformity that Led Bullies to Call Her 'Horse Face'

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Miss Mississippi Had Surgery to Correct Facial Deformity that Led Bullies to Call Her 'Horse Face'

Originally posted 09/11/2016 09:30PM

Miss Mississippi Laura Lee has plenty of first-hand experience with bullying.

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Miss Idaho Kylee Solberg Talks About Being Bullied for Wearing an Eye Patch as a Kid

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Miss Idaho Kylee Solberg Talks About Being Bullied for Wearing an Eye Patch as a Kid

Originally posted 09/11/2016 09:20PM

Growing up with amblyopia, an eye condition that can cause blindness, Kylee Solberg was forced to wear an eye patch as part of her treatment.

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Cole Swindell Says Judging the Miss America Competition Has Suddenly Made Him Very Popular

Cole Swindell Says Judging the Miss America Competition Has Suddenly Made Him Very Popular

Originally posted 09/11/2016 03:00PM

He's scored four No. 1 hits already and won the ACM New Artist of the Year award, but nothing has impressed Cole Swindell's friends as much as his latest gig.

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Miss D.C. Brings PTSD Platform to Miss America Pageant After Seeing How War Affected Her Family

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Miss D.C. Brings PTSD Platform to Miss America Pageant After Seeing How War Affected Her Family

Originally posted 09/09/2016 11:35AM

As a military kid, Miss District of Columbia Cierra Jackson saw the harsh impact of war on her family.

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Chinese-Born Miss America Contestant Was Called Ugly After Winning State Crown: 'It's Been a Very Polarizing Response'

Originally posted 09/08/2016 12:55PM

Arianna Quan made history when she became the first Asian-American and naturalized citizen to be named Miss Michigan – but not everyone was happy about it.

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