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    Thanks for making #WorldAIDSDay a success!  Remember that the message of World AIDS Day doesn’t end today, it is an ongoing fight that we all need to be aware of.  Check out some of the Miss Universe contestants and fans who participated in sharing their messages.

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    #WorldAIDsDay with Miss Universe Contestants

    Today is #WorldAIDSDay.  World AIDS Day is held on the 1st December each year and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died.

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    Miss Universe Malaysia 2016 Kiran Jassal

    Miss Universe Contestants from all over the world have been showing their support of those affected with HIV/AIDs by writing messages on their hands and uploading to social media.  You don’t have to be a contestant to participate, tag your photo with #WorldAIDSDay and #MissUniverse to show your support.

    Check out the contestants who have participated so far!

    Miss Universe Albania 2016 Lindita Idrizimiss-universe-australia
    Miss Universe Australia 2016 Caris Tiivelmiss-universe-barbados
    Miss Universe Barbados 2016 Shannon Harrismiss-universe-belize
    Miss Universe Belize 2016 Rebecca Rathmiss-universe-british-virgin-islands
    Miss British Virgin Islands Erika Crequemiss-universe-dr
    Miss Universe Dominican Republic 2016  Rosalba Abreu
    Miss Universe Georgia 2016 Nuka Karalashvilimiss-universe-guam
    Miss Universe Guam 2016 Muneka Joy Cruz Taisipicmiss-universe-guatemala
    Miss Universe Guatemala 2016 Virginia Arguetamiss-universe-korea
    Miss Universe Korea 2016 Jenny Kimmiss-universe-mauritius
    Miss Universe Mauritius 2016 Kushboo Ramnawamiss-universe-singapore
    Miss Universe Singapore 2016 Cheryl Choumiss-universe-slovenia
    Miss Universe Slovenia 2016 Lucija Potocnikmiss-universe-tanzania

    Miss Universe Tanzania 2016 Jihan Dimachkmiss-univese-poland
    Miss Universe Poland 2016 Izabella Krzanmiss-usa
    Miss USA 2016 Deshauna Barber

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    Where Are They Now? Mary Therese Friel


    Mary Therese Friel won the title of Miss USA in 1979. Now, Mary owns a full-service modeling agency and trains girls for pageants. Check out her Facebook page here.

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    Kirby Lindley is Miss Texas Teen USA 2017

    Kirby Lindley is Miss Texas Teen USA 2017!

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    She was crowned by current Miss Teen USA 2016 Karlie Hay.

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    Next stop, the 2017 MISS TEEN USA Competition!  Join the conversation using hashtag #MissTeenUSA on social media!

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    Halima Aden is the First to Compete in Miss Minnesota Wearing a Hijab and Burkini

    Halima Aden is the first contestant to compete in Miss Minnesota USA wearing a hijab and burkini.  Halima was born in a Kenyan refugee camp and moved to the United States with her family when she was 7 years old.


    Halima told the Star Tribune, “I just want to go on as myself.”


    “That’s made me so proud to be a part of this,” she said. “Just give it a try. You might not win, but maybe the fifth, sixth girl will win. Don’t let anything get in the way.”


    While Halima did not end up taking the crown, she definitely made history.