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New Year's Day - Rose Parade Queen | by yausser
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New Year's Day - Rose Parade Queen

Dusty has a personal magnetism that draws people to her. She's the consummate team player and cheerleader.


Queen Dusty and the six Rose Princesses were selected from more than 1,100 Pasadena-area young women based upon a combination of qualities, including public speaking ability, poise, academic achievement and community involvement. Dusty is only the fourth Rose Queen to wear the recently designed crown made by Mikimoto featuring 10 white South Sea pearls, 632 Akoya pearls and 6.09 carats in diamonds set in sterling silver. The handmade crown is valued at $100,000. Each of the six Princess tiaras are valued at $45,000, bringing the total value of the crown and tiaras to $370,000.

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Taken on January 1, 2008