The official platform for the Miss USA pageant is breast and ovarian cancer awareness, but Rima is also passionate about equal health insurance coverage and stated during the interview portion:
"I believe that birth control is just like every other medication even though it's a controlled substance."
Miss Fakih was crowned the winner of the pageant wearing a beautiful "wedding white" strapless gown with a long train that gave her a bit of trouble on the runway.
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Fashiona just loves history in the world of fashion and beauty and hopes that Miss Fakih's historic victory will continue to bridge the gap of two diverse cultures...