Tue, August 24, 2010

Miss Universe pageant 2010

22-year-old Mexico woman crowned Miss Universe

A 22-year-old Mexico woman has won the Miss Universe pageant after donning a flowing red gown and telling an audience that it's important to teach kids family values. Full story

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Miss Universe is an annual international beauty contest run by the Miss Universe Organization. The pageant is one of the most publicized beauty contests in the world with 600 million viewers.

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