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Miss America 2014 Crowned

Miss America 2014 Crowned
Posted September 16th, 2013 @ 1:04pm by KFBK News

Social media was abuzz after Nina Davuluri was crowned as Miss America 2014.

Davuluri is the first woman of Indian descent to win the pageant and wear the crown, and a lot of Tweets were attacking her for her heritage.

[ See PHOTOS of all the Miss America contestants ]

She was referred to as "the Arab," by some and other commenters noted "This is America, not India." One called her "Miss 7-11."

[ See a list of Tweets about Miss America from Buzzfeed ]

With all the grace and composure expected from a Miss America, Davuluri brushed off the comments saying:

"I'm so happy this organization has embraced diversity," she said, according to Associated Press. "I'm thankful there are children watching at home who can finally relate to a new Miss America."

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