People: Sep. 23, 2002

SHE COULDN'T EVEN WIN THE LAWSUIT COMPETITION

A civil war in the South has been averted, and a Miss America pageant once divided is now strong. After weeks in which two women claimed to be Miss North Carolina, MISTY CLYMER, right, has been named the sole bearer of the title. Clymer had been battling REBEKAH REVELS, who won the state contest but resigned--she says under pressure--when her ex-boyfriend alleged he had topless pictures of her. After the sash passed to first runner-up Clymer, Revels sued to get the title back. Before a decision was made, both women went to Atlantic City,...

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