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Miss Delaware, 24, stripped of crown because she is too old
Miss Delaware, 24, stripped of crown because she is too old

At least Amanda Longrace, who was stripped of her Miss Delaware title because she is three months too old, got to keep her scholarship. But her crown, a contract for numerous appearances and the chance to compete in the Miss America competition are gone —all because she turns 25 in October. Pageant rules state that Miss Delaware can't be a woman of a certain age — in this case 25 — before the end of the year.  "I am so, like really upset because I just found out Tuesday that I was stripped of my crown over an age clause that clearly the board of my state didn't even know about," Longacre said. "So I am left here wondering why I was put in...

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