COLUMBIA — Twelve women stand in a semi-circle to get tips on the etiquette of walking across a stage for an evening gown competition. Their coaches, two former Ms. Missouri Senior America queens, straighten their posture — shoulders back, heads up — and stand smiling. Slowly, the coaches walk, stopping center stage. They smile and turn, exuding a confidence that has nothing to do with a sequined dress.
Columbia woman to compete in Ms. Missouri Senior Pageant
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