Miss Landmine Competition

Pageant raises mine awareness

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    April 2: The world's first Miss Landmine, Agusta Urica.

    Kamene Traca/Miss Landmine 2008
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    April 2: The world's first Miss Landmine is crowned in Luanda, Angola.

    Kamene Traca/Miss Landmine 2008
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    Maria Restino Manuel, who represented Angola's Cuanza Sul province, won the Internet vote for Miss Landmine 2008.

    Gorm Gaare/Miss Landmine 2008
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    April 2: Agusta Urica, the winner of the Miss Landmine pageant in Luanda, Angola, wears her sash. The contest was open to women maimed by landmine explosions and was devised to raise awareness of their plight.

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    April 2: A contestant takes part in the Miss Landmine pageant in Luanda, Angola. Eighteen women took part in the contest which was open to any woman maimed in landmine explosions and was devised to raise awareness of their plight.

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    April 2: A contestant prepares backstage for the Miss Landmine pageant in Luanda, Angola.

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    April 2: A young girl looks at a collage of photos of Miss Landmine entrants outside the venue of the pageant in Luanda, Angola.

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    Miss Benguela, Ana Diogo, and Miss Huíla, Paulina Vadi, who competed for the title of Miss Landmine.

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    Miss Malanje, Filomena Domingos da Costa; Miss Uíge, Anita Pedro; and Miss Cuanza Sul, Maria Restino Manuel are contestants in the Miss Landmine pageant.

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    Miss Moxico, Maria da Fatima Conceicão, is a contestant in the Miss Landmine competition held on April 2, 2008, in Angola.

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    Miss Landmine contestant Ana Diogo poses on the beach in Angola.

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    Miss Bié, Domingas Antonio Barroso, a contestant in the Miss Landmine 2008 pageant.

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