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Meet Sapna Raghavan: Indian beauty in US

Sapna Raghavan has become the second Indian-American after Miss America Nina Davuluri to reach the Miss Teen America pageant, an opportunity she used to throw light on diversity and importance of embracing people’s differences.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 23 August 2015, 02:31:55 PM
Meet Sapna Raghavan: Indo-US beauty!

Meet Sapna Raghavan: Indo-US beauty!

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Sapna Raghavan has become the second Indian-American after Miss America Nina Davuluri to reach the Miss Teen America pageant, an opportunity she used to throw light on diversity and importance of embracing people’s differences.
Meet Sapna Raghavan: Indo-US beauty!

Meet Sapna Raghavan: Indo-US beauty!

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Raghavan, a Connecticut resident says she had been racially bullied all her life and has felt out of place quite often.
Meet Sapna Raghavan: Indo-US beauty!

Meet Sapna Raghavan: Indo-US beauty!

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She became the second Indian-American after Davuluri to reach the Miss Teen America pageant.
Meet Sapna Raghavan: Indo-US beauty!

Meet Sapna Raghavan: Indo-US beauty!

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Raghavan, who was crowned Miss Connecticut’s Outstanding Teen 2015 in June this year, went to participate in the national competition for teens (age: 13-17) representing the state of Connecticut two weeks ago.
Meet Sapna Raghavan: Indo-US beauty!

Meet Sapna Raghavan: Indo-US beauty!

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She is the first girl of Indian descent to ever compete or win in either pageant, and then became the second Indian American ever to compete at the National level for Miss America’s Outstanding Teen 2015 on August 1.
Meet Sapna Raghavan: Indo-US beauty!

Meet Sapna Raghavan: Indo-US beauty!

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Miss America pageant, which is open to 18-25 age group, is sister pageant of Miss America’s Outstanding Teen.