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January 14, 2009

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Chloé Mortaud, Miss France 2009

I love France, I love beauty pageants, and I love interracial families, and so it follows quite naturally that I love Chloé Mortaud, the new multinational, multiracial nineteen-year-old Miss France. Hassan Marsh at The Root has a great write-up here, and chloemortaud.com has plenty of good stuff too (the link goes directly to a video featuring her family and hometown, a small village near the Pyrenees). Also, slick design on that webpage — very much that of a 21st-century beauty queen.

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Posted January 14, 2009 at 8:53 | Comments (2) | Permasnark
File under: Beauty, Briefly Noted, Society/Culture

Comments

Wait... you love beauty pageants?

Of course! In fact, I was Mr Teen Michigan in 1996. My talent was declaiming Pindar's Olympic Odes in heavily accented Greek.

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