Miss Connecticut Crowned Miss USA 2013

Twenty-five-year-old Erin Brady beat out 50 other beauty queen hopefuls for the title and that sparkly little crown.

1. Reacting post-coronation.

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2. Her first look from Sunday’s live finals.

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3. Somehow this vile lime green gown wasn’t grounds for an immediate disqualification.

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4. Her Gatsby-licious glamour shot.

5. Her swimsuits.

From the pre-show swimwear shoot and preliminary rounds.

6. Her evening gown.

7. First runner-up: Miss Alabama, Mary Margaret McCord.

8. And rounding out the top 6:

Second runner-up: Miss Illinois, Stacie Juris.
Third runner-up: Miss Utah, Marissa Powell.
Fourth runner-up: Miss Texas, Ali Nugent.
Fifth runner-up: Miss South Carolina, Megan Pinckney.

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