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Miss Universe beauty pageant kicks off in Manila

Miss Universe candidates parade in their evening gowns during a preliminary competition in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines January 26, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Miss Universe candidates parade in their evening gowns during a preliminary competition in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines January 26, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Miss Universe candidates parade in their evening gowns during a preliminary competition in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines January 26, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
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Miss Universe candidates parade in their evening gowns during a preliminary competition in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines January 26, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Miss Universe candidates parade in their evening gowns during a preliminary competition in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines January 26, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Miss Universe candidates parade in their evening gowns during a preliminary competition in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines January 26, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
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Miss Universe candidates parade in their swim suits during a preliminary competition in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines January 26, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Miss Universe candidates parade in their swim suits during a preliminary competition in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines January 26, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Miss Universe candidates parade in their swim suits during a preliminary competition in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines January 26, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
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Miss Universe candidates parade in their swim suits during a preliminary competition in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines January 26, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Miss Universe candidates parade in their swim suits during a preliminary competition in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines January 26, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Miss Universe candidates parade in their swim suits during a preliminary competition in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines January 26, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
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Miss Universe candidate from Nicaragua Marina Jacoby competes during a national costume preliminary competition in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines January 26, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Miss Universe candidate from Nicaragua Marina Jacoby competes during a national costume preliminary competition in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines January 26, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Miss Universe candidate from Nicaragua Marina Jacoby competes during a national costume preliminary competition in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines January 26, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
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Miss Universe candidate from U.S. Virgin Islands Carolyn Carter competes during a national costume preliminary competition in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines January 26, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Miss Universe candidate from U.S. Virgin Islands Carolyn Carter competes during a national costume preliminary competition in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines January 26, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Miss Universe candidate from U.S. Virgin Islands Carolyn Carter competes during a national costume preliminary competition in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines January 26, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
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Miss Universe candidate from Panama Keity Drennan  competes during a national costume preliminary competition in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines January 26, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Miss Universe candidate from Panama Keity Drennan competes during a national costume preliminary competition in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines January 26, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Miss Universe candidate from Panama Keity Drennan competes during a national costume preliminary competition in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines January 26, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
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Miss Universe candidate from Sweden Ida Ovmar competes during a national costume preliminary competition in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines January 26, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Miss Universe candidate from Sweden Ida Ovmar competes during a national costume preliminary competition in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines January 26, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Miss Universe candidate from Sweden Ida Ovmar competes during a national costume preliminary competition in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines January 26, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
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Miss Universe candidate from Puerto Rico Brenda Jimenez competes during a national costume preliminary competition in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines January 26, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Miss Universe candidate from Puerto Rico Brenda Jimenez competes during a national costume preliminary competition in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines January 26, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Miss Universe candidate from Puerto Rico Brenda Jimenez competes during a national costume preliminary competition in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines January 26, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
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Miss Universe candidate from Vietnam Le Hang competes during a national costume preliminary competition in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines January 26, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Miss Universe candidate from Vietnam Le Hang competes during a national costume preliminary competition in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines January 26, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Miss Universe candidate from Vietnam Le Hang competes during a national costume preliminary competition in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines January 26, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
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Miss Universe candidate from Colombia Andrea Tovar  competes during a national costume preliminary competition in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines January 26, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Miss Universe candidate from Colombia Andrea Tovar competes during a national costume preliminary competition in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines January 26, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Miss Universe candidate from Colombia Andrea Tovar competes during a national costume preliminary competition in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines January 26, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
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Miss Universe candidate from China Li Zhen Ying competes during a national costume preliminary competition in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines January 26, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Miss Universe candidate from China Li Zhen Ying competes during a national costume preliminary competition in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines January 26, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Miss Universe candidate from China Li Zhen Ying competes during a national costume preliminary competition in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines January 26, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
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Miss Universe candidate from France Iris Mittenaere competes during a national costume preliminary competition in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines January 26, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Miss Universe candidate from France Iris Mittenaere competes during a national costume preliminary competition in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines January 26, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Miss Universe candidate from France Iris Mittenaere competes during a national costume preliminary competition in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines January 26, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
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Miss Universe candidate from Dominican Republic Sal Garcia competes during a national costume preliminary competition in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines January 26, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Miss Universe candidate from Dominican Republic Sal Garcia competes during a national costume preliminary competition in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines January 26, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Miss Universe candidate from Dominican Republic Sal Garcia competes during a national costume preliminary competition in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines January 26, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
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Miss Universe candidate from Myanmar Htet Htet Htun competes during a national costume preliminary competetition in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines January 26, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Miss Universe candidate from Myanmar Htet Htet Htun competes during a national costume preliminary competetition in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines January 26, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Miss Universe candidate from Myanmar Htet Htet Htun competes during a national costume preliminary competetition in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines January 26, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
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Miss Universe candidate from Germany Johanna Acs competes during a national costume preliminary competition in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines January 26, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Miss Universe candidate from Germany Johanna Acs competes during a national costume preliminary competition in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines January 26, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

Miss Universe candidate from Germany Johanna Acs competes during a national costume preliminary competition in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines January 26, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro
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