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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.

Reacting post-coronation.

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Her first look from Sunday's live finals.

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

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Her Gatsby-licious glamour shot.

Her swimsuits.

From the pre-show swimwear shoot and preliminary rounds.
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From the pre-show swimwear shoot and preliminary rounds.

Her evening gown.

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

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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