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Miss America

Kylene Barker


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First Miss America crowned 95 years ago this week

Every year, a select group of accomplished, beautiful young women vie for the Miss America title. It's a crowning achievement (pun intended). The winner is an ambassador for the nation, a role model, an honored guest at everything from the White House ...

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Miss America memorabilia preserves memories from pageants past

Press of Atlantic City
Currier and his wife, Violet, took many photos over the years, including everyone from Kylene Barker (Miss America 1979) to Vanessa Williams (1984). When the Curriers died, those photos were left to Molen. Now, she's looking for ways to preserve the ...

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Miss America judges all new, but panel still feels a bit like deja vu

Press of Atlantic City
Compare that to last year's panel, which featured country singer Chris Elderidge, “Shark Tank” investor Kevin O'Leary, actress Danica McKellar, Miss America 1979 Kylene Barker, singer and former Disney Channel actress Zendaya, Paralympian Amy Purdy, ...

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Gatsby-Inspired Wedding

Kylene Barker-MacNeil and her husband Ian attended. Kylene was Miss Virginia 1978 and Miss America 1979. As Miss America, Kylene in 1979 did a USO Tour through Germany and Iceland. Chatting with friends was Country/Western Artist Beverley Scott ...

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