Miss Iowa, a UNL grad, says she didn't win state title because of her disability

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Posted: Tuesday, September 10, 2013 12:00 am

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Born without her left forearm, Nicole Kelly has been overcoming disability her entire life, be it playing baseball, dancing or diving.

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln grad, who is representing Iowa this week in the Miss America pageant, hopes to win the crown and inspire others to overcome their own difficulties. She chooses to focus on what she has rather than what she lacks.

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