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The Next Chapter: Just Kira

"So what are you going to do once this is all over?" This is a question I am asked daily as my year of being Miss America nears the end.   The truth is, when I came to the Miss America Competition in September 2014, I thought I had it all figured out. It turns out this...

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“Can I have an extra side of ranch please? Just kidding…”

This post is especially meant for those of you lucky ladies competing in your state competitions, coming up very quickly! I’m sure you all are currently gearing up and moving forward, full speed ahead.   At this time last year, I was Miss City of New York, waitressing in NYC, and finishing up all of my required...

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Miss America Goes Global with the USO and Admiral Winnefeld!

For the first time since the 1970s, a Miss America has traveled abroad with the USO on an international entertainment tour to visit our troops and bring a piece of home to them. I am lucky enough to have been that Miss America!!   I wanted to take some time and really go into the trip in...

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Season of Thanks

I have been Miss America for 72 days. The shock has not yet worn off and I doubt it will any time soon. Since my last blog post, I have had the busiest month of my life, traveling to 15 cities in 30 days, sometimes for only one night at a time.   The things I’ve gotten...

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So, How is Miss America Chosen Anyway?

It has been over a month since the Miss America competition ended and I can’t even believe it. Where has the time gone? So much has happened over the past few weeks so I’m going to sum it up briefly with some highlights.   I had a couple of firsts: my 1st Matt Boyd photo shoot in...

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