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Eating Disorders: What You Need to Know

Both a physical and mental disease, eating disorders affect every age, gender, race, and social class; and infiltrate the health of the mind, the body, and the soul. In the past two decades, America has seen the unprecedented growth of eating disorders in children and adults alike, as societal pressures to be thin continue to proliferate.

In order to join the fight against eating disorders, we must:
  • Become an example to others by changing our attitudes toward weight, size, and shape
  • Learn about the causes and risks of eating disorders and how to combat them
  • Know how to recognize and deal with friends or family members who may be struggling
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The Miss America Organization

The Miss Nebraska Scholarship Organization recognizes and awards scholastic success, community involvement, talent, poise, personality, and more in girls across the state! To compete at the state level, each contestant must first win a local title. The winner of the Miss Nebraska competition goes on to compete in the Miss America competition in Las Vegas!

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The Miss America Organization is one of the nation's leading achievement programs and the world's largest provider of scholarship assistance for young women. Last year, the Miss America Organization and its state and local organizations made available more than $45 million in cash and scholarship assistance.

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