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LINWOOD – There she is, Miss America.

Eight absolutely lovely ladies vying for the title of Miss America 2013 made a pilgrimage to where it all began Friday morning.

Valarie Clemens, Miss Maine 1980, brought the contestants to Schoppy’s on Shore Road in Linwood for a visit and a peek into the pageant’s past. Schoppy’s supplied the crown worn by Miss America for decades.

Miss Rhode Island- Kelsey Fourmier, Miss Maine- Molly Bouchard, Miss Kansas- Sloane Lewis, Miss New Hampshire-Megan Lyman, Miss South Carolina- Ali Rogers, Miss Missouri-Tippe Emmot, Miss Massachusetts-Taylor Kinzler and Miss District of Columbia- Allyn Rose met with Schoppy’s general manager David Talarico and talked about the connection of Miss America past and present. 

Read Aug. 9 edition of The Current to learn more about Linwood’s special visitors and what a year in the life is like for the eight women who aspire to be Miss America. 

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