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Quotation by Colleen Kay Hutchins
Tell [the next Miss America] she is taking on a great responsibility. A responsibility to herself, to her people, to the Miss American Pageant, the people of Atlantic City, her state and her nation. Tell her the country and the world will judge America by her.
Colleen Kay Hutchins (b. c. 1932), Miss America, 1952. As quoted in Miss America, ch. 18, by Ann-Marie Bivans (1991).
Said to the Atlantic City Press "on the eve of her retirement."
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