Photo Stories: Miss USA Beauty Pageant, Gary,IN: Miss USA Beauty contest, Gary, Indiana

Dorothy Ige from Gary,Ind.  was invited to judge the preliminary show of the Miss USA beauty pageant. {quote}It brought hope to the city.{quote} she said {quote}I have never seen so much excitement and something that would bring people together so much.  It crossed age, gender and race boundaries.  Everyone was talking about it rather than talking about the negative things of the city.{quote}  © Karen Ducey 2001
Miss USA Beauty contest, Gary, Indiana

Dorothy Ige from Gary,Ind. was invited to judge the preliminary show of the Miss USA beauty pageant. "It brought hope to the city." she said "I have never seen so much excitement and something that would bring people together so much. It crossed age, gender and race boundaries. Everyone was talking about it rather than talking about the negative things of the city." © Karen Ducey 2001