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NPR admires beauty pageants? Who knew.

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Submitted by DaveC (United States), May 18, 2010 at 08:04

I was listening to Boston's NPR station yesterday (I was in an area with limited reception) and was struck by the reporter saying that this new Miss USA was, first. "drop dead gorgeous" and then "incredibly beautiful". I doubted I would hear such comments on NPR about a white women.

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