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16 Pictures Of Miss USA Winning The Miss Universe Contest

On Wednesday night, Miss USA was crowned the new Miss Universe, beating out 88 other women.

1. Miss USA finds out she is one of the final 16 contestants.

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2. Miss Mexico is named a finalist.

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3. Miss Venezuela reacts with a little skip as she is named a finalist!

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4. Eventually the contest is narrowed down to five finalists…

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5. The swimsuit competition.

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6. Miss Philippines looks on as Miss USA is named a top 10 finalist.

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Miss Philippines and Miss USA were later named as the two final contestants…

7. Waiting to find out who will be crowned Miss Universe…

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8. Miss USA wins!

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9. The humblebrag hug.

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10. Miss Universe embraces Miss Teen USA

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11. She’s so happy!

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While first runner-up Miss Philippines is escorted away…

12. About to be crowned…

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13. Crowned Miss Universe!

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14. “Can this be real?”

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15. The lucky one!

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16. The practiced pageant wave!

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Michelle Broder Van Dyke is a reporter and night editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in Hawaii.
 
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