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Congratulating Miss New York, Mallory Hytes Hagan, upon the occasion of being crowned Miss America 2013

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  • 18 / Jan / 2013
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 24 / Jan / 2013
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 24 / Jan / 2013
    • ADOPTED

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LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Miss New York, Mallory Hytes
Hagan, upon the occasion of being crowned Miss America 2013

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to act, in accord with
its long-standing traditions, to honor today's young people, the leaders
of tomorrow, whose character and achievements exemplify the ideals and
values cherished by this great State and Nation; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to congratu-
late Miss New York, Mallory Hytes Hagan, upon the occasion of being
crowned Miss America 2013 on Saturday, January 12, 2013, at the Planet
Hollywood Resort and Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada; and
WHEREAS, Mallory Hagan, an Alabama native, outshined a multitude of
beautiful women from all 50 states, as well as the District of Columbia,
Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands; and
WHEREAS, A 23 year-old Fashion Institute of Technology student who
resides in Park Slope, Brooklyn, Mallory Hagan won the coveted Las Vegas
beauty pageant after tap dancing to James Browns "Get Up Off of That
Thing" and answering a question about whether armed guards belong in
grade schools by saying we should not fight violence with violence; and
WHEREAS, She went on to add, the proper way is to educate people on
guns and the correct ways to use them; guns should be locked up; and gun
safety classes should be offered along with instituting a longer waiting
period for individuals interested in purchasing a gun; and
WHEREAS, The esteemed title as Miss America 2013 awarded Mallory Hagan
a scholarship and a yearlong run as an advocate and role model; she will
spend her title reign on a nationwide speaking tour as well as raising
funds for the Children's Miracle Network, the organization's official
charity; and
WHEREAS, Mallory Hagan loves Brooklyn, her home since 2008, for many
reasons, one being the diversity of people and cultures which make up
the popular New York City borough; and
WHEREAS, Mallory Hagan exemplifies the potential inherent in our young
men and women, who together with our children are our most precious
resource; she is an outstanding role model for her peers and for the
young people with whom she works and stands with poise and purpose to
face the challenges of new experiences; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate Miss New York, Mallory Hytes Hagan, upon the occasion of
being crowned Miss America 2013; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Mallory Hytes Hagan.

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