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Quotation by Shirley Cothran-Barnet
You have to be nice and congenial and enthusiastic. What makes that so difficult is you have to be nice, congenial, and enthusiastic three hundred and sixty-five days in a row!... You can't have a day off.
Shirley Cothran-Barnet (b. c. 1955), U.S. beauty contest winner, Miss America, 1975 (as Shirley Cothran). As quoted in Miss America, ch. 17, by Ann-Marie Bivans (1991).
Recalling her year "in office."
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