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    like the sun and her perfectly golden skin glows as she accepts the crown and the title of Miss Universe 2017. Beauty Contest like Miss Universe, however, can be harmful in that they set unrealistic beauty standards, affect women’s self esteem, and just overall degrade women. Beauty contest can be highly objectifying to women and they lower their self-esteem. Watching beauty pageants with contestants who have flawless and thin toned bodies can really affect the way women see themselves

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    This semester, we studied about “Little Miss Sunshine”, and in this movie, child beauty contest is one of the main topics. In Japan, child beauty contests are not so common. Of course there are many beauty contests for example, “Miss Universe”, “Miss Japan” and so on, but these are for over 18 years old, not for children. It is thought that child beauty contest have negative effect to children. The winner of beauty contest is very thin and do make up really well, so many children do hard to become such

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    Toddlers And Tiaras

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    has many viewers and many critics (imbd.com). Child beauty pageants started when a man named John Rinskin honored young girls by holding festivals called May Queen Festivals. In these festivals the girl that was the most beautiful was named queen. The first May Queen Festival was held in England in 1881. These pageants eventually became very popular in America (Friedman). Young girls compete in glitz and natural pageants. Glitz pageants are contests in which contestants wear many different things

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    "Sangeeta Bijlani is a former Bollywood actress as well as a celebrated model. She earned the spotlight when she won Miss India award in 1980 as well as National Costume award in Miss Universe Contest in 1980.She was part of Bollywood films from 1991 to 1997 but failed to define herself as a successfull actress. She is particularly famous and critized as she married an Indian Muslim Cricketer Muhammad Azharuddin who was already married , Her islamic name is Ayesha Azhar, but prefered to be called

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    When I was 12 years old, I made it onto a cheerleading worlds team. Essentially, if my team got a bid, we would get to go to the Cheerleading Worlds competition at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Disney World. I am a part of the competitive cheer community along with 3.3 million other athletes in the U.S. alone. My teammates and I were ecstatic and could not wait for this moment to compete. Our team name was the Cheer Eclipse Comets. This was my tenth season doing competitive cheerleading

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    “We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort.” This quote is by Jesse Owens. It very precisely associates with the book “The Flip Side” by Shawn Johnson, because of the way a young girl who desires to be an Olympic gymnast dedicates herself and makes unbending sacrifices to succeed. If you ever imagined working hard for something, Charlotte(Charlie) Ryland multiplied your efforts by a million. She

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    To a lot of people, mostly boys’ cheerleading isn’t considered a sport. But did you know that cheerleading was originally meant for boys? I bet you didn’t, the first cheerleader’s name was Johnny Campbell; he decided that one day that he wanted to lead chants at the University of Minnesota’s football game. He then created a whole team that would help him lead the crowd at different University of Minnesota sports games. Then, on November 2, 1898, Johnny Campbell was recognized to be the world’s first

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    Is cheerleading a sport? Yes, cheerleading is a sport. Many people may argue that cheerleading doesn 't take any real skill, although it actually requires a lot . Cheerleading is very dangerous, takes high amounts of dedication, also fits all the aspects of being a sport, including competition. Cheerleading is considered one of the most dangerous sports in the United States. Cheerleading is considered one of the most dangerous sports because many cheerleaders end up with severe and career-ending

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    the speaker, a young woman who is dealing with body image issues, illustrates the idea that societal beauty standards are unattainable and harmful for young women. However, the speaker feels that women can overcome the pressure to adhere to these standards and be happy with their bodies. This message is directed toward other young women who, like her, are also affected by these detrimental beauty standards. The video for “Pretty Hurts” starts off with a tentative

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    What do you think of when you hear the word cheer leading? Do you think of girls in tight uniforms and ponytails running around? One might think of the popular girls in their school. This isn 't always true. Stereotypes are rather common among cheerleaders, but many of them aren 't true in even the slightest. West I slip Cheer leading is an amazing example of this. Varsity coach Dina Baron says “We condition a lot, we do a lot of bonding, and as far as anxiety, we try and work out those issues. we

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    Tally young blood a young teen anxious to leave Uglyville to live in new pretty town to get her operation to become a pretty, but on her journey an ugly whose name is Shay has different plans .Tally Youngblood has the characteristics of being determined, sneaky, and daring. Like other teens she was raised to follow the system or stages of becoming a woman or a man of perfection. As she will be getting her operation or should I say total make over as everyone else does at age sixteen. Tally is very

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    123 creative fancy dress ideas & themes for nursery competition As a child, I used to love getting dressed for a fancy dress party and competition but once the task came upon me to dress up my daughter, I realized it wasn’t all fun and frolic. Each year, as the annual fancy dress competition comes closer, I start feeling stressed as I wish to dress her up in something unique, which nobody has seen before. After a lot of research, I have found 100+ fancy dress ideas which I really liked. Of course

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    Dorothea Lange Biography

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    she was imprisoned by her own imperfect body. Having learned at an early age that beauty was not always about perfection and that strength of character was often more beautiful when framed well, Lange sought to find this beauty with her photography. She traveled extensively and had many assignments behind the camera, but one

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    CRACK that’s the sound of Lupe ficking a marble In the “Marble Champ” by Gary Soto, Lupe shows lots of integrity. She shows her integrity by being determined and never gives up, she is really skillful, she also is respectful to everyone around her. The first way that she shows her integrity is by being determined. like in school Lupe did not get anything but good grades. and has never missed a day of school. “Not counting kindergarten, when she had been stung by a wasp.” That would seem like she

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    participating in beauty pageants for young girls. Hollandsworth supported his argument through the use of the following techniques: narratives, testimonies, logical reasoning, appeals to emotion, facts, and an objective tone that attempts to give him credibility. These techniques are used to help persuade his audience of the exploitation of young girls in beauty pageants and the negative effects that pageants will have on their lives. Hollandsworth begins his article with how a typical beauty pageant runs

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    Jonbenet Ramsey Case

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    The murder of child beauty pageant winner JonBenet Ramsey in Boulder, Colorado has not yet been solved despite years of investigation on local, state, and even national levels. The six year old childs murder has never been forgotten. Her murder has caused debate over child abuse, the sexualization of young children, the cons of beauty pageants, and the frustration over unsolved murders of young people in the U.S. The murder has been the subject of many news programs, documentaries, and books. Suspects

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    throughout school. “My goal is to show them in a way that people would never expect and show their true beauty,” said

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    she tries to show her mom. The television show Phineas and Ferb promotes the stereotype that teenage girls are superficial due to an obsession with beauty, when in reality these girls are capable and unique individuals. This stereotypes discourages girls from developing good leadership skills, which is vital to a stable future. The obsession with beauty is a widespread stereotype about teen girls that is often over

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    The Life and Magic of Debbie Reynolds Debbie Reynolds, one of the movie industry’s leading actresses. Who we have tragically lost this past year in December. Being the inspiration she was, she had accomplished a lot in her lifetime. From small town beauty pageants in Utah to big time movies in Hollywood, this woman was one of the most respected and beloved actresses of her time, and still is today. This is only a minute accounting of her accomplishments and actions, but will most likely be the most

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    A beauty pageant is a contest that judges boys and girls on their looks, costumes, and talent. People have been competing in beauty pageants since the early 1920s. Now, almost a hundred years later, pageants are competed in globally by people of all ages. However, the majority of people in these competitions are children, ages two to eighteen. Although some people think that beauty pageants give kids a confidence boost, many find that this competition causes body image issues and a loss of childhood

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