Miss New Mexico finally gets her crown … 68 years later

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Miss New Mexico Betha Young is 90 years old.

She was 22 when she won the pageant in 1948 -- but never received a crown or sash.

According to the Miss America Organization Facebook page, it was due to the effects of the post-World War II depression.

So, to rectify the situation, the current Miss America, Betty Cantrell, presented Young with her own crown and sash at an event in Albuquerque on Saturday.

Young told KOAT that her sorority sisters at the University of New...

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