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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.

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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.