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Md. Pageant Will Benefit Car Crash Victim

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SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — Two sisters are coordinating a pageant in Maryland to raise money for a teen injured in a car crash. 

The Miss Hope Eastern Shore Pageant will be held in May. Proceeds from the pageant will go to Courtney Bloxom who is recovering from a single car crash last year that left her in a coma for six weeks. The goal is to raise $19,000 to pay for specialized physical therapy equipment Bloxom needs. 

Miss America 2010, Caressa Cameron of Fredericksburg, Va., will be the pageant’s master of ceremonies. Registration for the event is $75. 

The pageant is the brainchild of Sara and Emily Pettine. Emily Pettine was Miss Teen Maryland 2009 and Teen Miss Delmarva 2011. 

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

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