Miss USA 2012, Olivia Culpo, Rhode Island
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Last night, Rhode Island’s Olivia Culpo put her tiny state on the map when she won Miss USA 2012! The 20-year-old cellist and Boston University sophomore wowed judges Joe Jonas, Cat Cora, and Mary Lou Henner with her poise and pageant-ready looks. “I can not get over this night!!! Thank you so much everyone!” Culpo tweeted after accepting her crown in a magenta gown with a crystal-studded neckline. Meet Miss USA’s runners up in the gallery, and tell us: Who were you rooting for?

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