Spotlight Performers Show Choir from the Greater Ocean City Theatre Company perform, "God Bless the USA" during the Miss America preliminary competition on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, in Atlantic City, N.Y. The program began after a moment of silence for the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. (AP Photo/The Press of Atlantic City, Edward Lea)
Gallery: Miss America preliminaries
Sep. 15, 2013 @ 07:15 AM
The Miss America pageant got underway this week at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City. N.J. The final competition will be Sunday night.