Kristina Stroud and Kate Echelmeier wait backstage with Shelby Ringdahl

November 3, 2013 | 5:37 p.m. CST
TRYPS students Kristina Stroud, 18, left, and Kate Echelmeier, 9, center, and Miss Missouri Shelby Ringdahl wait backstage prior to greeting children. Echelmeier is part of Miss Missouri's Little Sister Program, where she and little sister Lexie Bousquet appear onstage with the Miss Missouri contestants.

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