Legally blind girl places in Miss Florida USA's top 5

By: The Associated Press
By: The Associated Press

A Florida girl who became the first legally blind candidate to participate in the Miss Florida USA pageant has placed in the top five

Connor Boss came in as fourth runner up in the competition on Saturday.

Michelle Aguirre, Miss Broward County Fair 2013, was crowned Miss Florida USA. She will go on to compete in the Miss USA national competition.

The pageant focuses on interviews and physical fitness featuring evening gowns and swimsuits. It is open to females between the ages of 18 to 26 and who are U.S. citizens or residents of the state of Florida for at least six months.


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  • by Donald Location: Samson on Jul 17, 2012 at 11:43 AM
    Whether you are blind or speech impaired doesn't have anything to do with how you are in your mind. If you can process the questions that the judges ask and you can give good answers you shouldn't have any problem with winning a pageant. Theres more to those pageants than beauty.If it was just beauty they'd still be there sorting it all out.
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