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A dream becomes reality

Miss La. 2012 recalls journey
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Submitted photo Newly crowned Miss Louisiana is also the reigning Miss Louisiana Tech.

For Lauren Vizza, a native of Shreveport, sports, not pageants, was the plan.

“I was going to play soccer all through college,” the newly crowned Miss Louisiana 2012 said. “But due to knee surgery, I was not even able to really run. During (my) freshman year (at Louisiana Tech University) a friend talked me into entering the Miss Tech pageant. I just kind of stumbled into it.”

However, once the ball started rolling for Vizza, it wouldn’t stop.

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