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US envoy congratulates Miss World Megan Young

AMBASSADOR THOMAS. ANDREW TADALAN/INQUIRER PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines—US Ambassador to the Philippines Harry Thomas Jr. joined the Filipinos in congratulating Megan Young for winning the Miss World 2013 title.

 

“Congrats Miss World 2013!” said Thomas on Twitter Sunday, a day after the American-Filipino beauty clinched the coveted title in a glittering finale on Bali Island in Indonesia.

 

Young, 23, was born in Alexandria, Virginia to an American father and a Filipino mother. She was 10 years old when she moved to Olongapo City in Zambales.

 

She is the first Filipina to win the Miss World title since the London-based beauty pageant began in 1951.

 

Incidentally, Thomas is engaged to Filipino corporate executive Mithi Aquino.

 

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