by Michael dEstries
Categories: Causes
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Photo: http://www.missamerica.org

The youngest Miss America ever was crowned last night — with 17-year-old Teresa Scanlan taking home the top prize.

The Gering, Nebraska native has announced that she will use her new title to help women prevent and conquer eating disorders. An estimated 8 million Americans have an eating disorder – seven million women and one million men

She hopes to attend law school, become a judge and eventually a politician, according to the Miss America website.

Miss America 2010, Caressa Cameron from Virginia, 22, was a goodwill ambassador for the Children’s Miracle Network, and spent the year helping raise awareness for HIV/AIDS.

About Michael dEstries

Michael has been blogging since 2005 on issues such as sustainability, renewable energy, philanthropy, and healthy living. He regularly contributes to a slew of publications, as well as consulting with companies looking to make an impact using the web and social media. He lives in Ithaca, NY with his family on an apple farm.

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  • http://currentaffairs.info Elizabeth Hurley

    she is such a beautiful lady, she deserved to win wishing her really good in miss world