Child Beauty Pageants Research

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One of the main points brought up to support the outlaw of child beauty pageants, is the idea that they oversexualize children; a misleading generalization.This concept comes from what the public 's view of televised sensationalize pageants, that are not accurate depictions of what child beauty pageants represent.Reality shows like "Toddlers and Tiaras" and "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" introduce millions to the pageant world and create the negative stereotypes that the majority tend to believe. Individuals like Anna Berry and her daughter Ashley, long term pageant competitors, consider pageantry a hobby and suggest it’s not all the media makes it out to be. Anna Berry says she “understand[s] why public perspective tends to be so negative” due
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