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In this image released by Starpix, Miss America contestants pose with reining Miss America 2015 Kira Kazantsev, standing center, while holding signs describing their platforms during a photo opp, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015 in New York's Times Square. The contestants gathered to promote the upcoming Miss America competition, airing Sunday, Sept. 13, on ABC. (Aurora Rose/Starpix via AP)

Baseball, chicken wings, Ellen and the White House: Meet the 2016 Miss America hopefuls

This year, Georgia is from Oklahoma — Georgia Frazier, that is, a cancer survivor and daughter of a former New York Yankees pitcher who holds an inauspicious World Series record. Miss Oklahoma's background is one of many compelling story lines in this year's Miss America competition. On Tuesday, the contestants from all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, met the public in the a…