Third Annual Angels Pageant in Bentonville

Published 08/09 2014 10:44PM

Updated 08/11 2014 12:38PM

BENTONVILLE, AR-- Saturday marked the third annual Northwest Arkansas Angels Special Needs Pageant in Bentonville.

Crowns and trophies were given to contestants of all ages.The pageant was open to anyone with a disability and more than 50 contestants came out for the event.

Daphne England, founder of the event, said the pageant is a way for people to celebrate. "We encourage the public to come and watch, because these people are beautiful and they're talented and they're smart and we want the public to see that they're just like everybody else."

Everyone was a winner at this event, and contestants ranged from four months to 72-years-old.

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