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Reports: Miss America pageant to nix swimsuits, aim to be more inclusive to all women

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According to several reports this morning, the Miss America pageant will be getting rid of the swimsuit aspect of the competition.

Going forward, CNN reports the pageant will aim to be more inclusive to women of all sizes.

Gretchen Carlson, the chairwoman of the Miss America Board of Directors, made the announcement Tuesday morning on "Good Morning America."

CNN reports, Carlson said this morning, Miss America will be a competition, not a pageant. 

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