Hofstra Univ. graduate wins Miss America crown

A Hofstra University graduate has been crowned the new Miss America. 



Miss New York Kira Kazantsev won the nationally televised pageant last night. 



The 22-year-old is a graduate of Hofstra Honors College and now plans to attend law school and become a diplomat. 



Kazantsev's platform during her reign is protecting women against violence, especially in the military. 


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