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The Miss Large Beauty Pageant

A plus-sized pageant in Israel that only allows contestants over 176 pounds. Mazel tov, ladies!

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Contestants in Israel’s ‘Miss Large’ beauty pageant put the final touches on their make-up backstage, in the southern Israeli town of Beersheva on June 18, 2012. Sixteen women with a minimum weight of 80 kilograms (176 pounds) from across Israel participated in the pageant for the winning title.

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27. And Your Miss Large 2012 Is…

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28. Vered Fisher!

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Gavon Laessig is a deputy news director and front page editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
 
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