A woman with Down’s syndrome has become the first person with the disability to compete in a Miss USA state pageant.
“I’m really good at them because it’s my passion,” she told KSTP news channel after the event in the city of Burnsville. 
The 22-year-old has previously competed in junior pageants and was crowned Miss Minnesota Junior Miss Amazing in 2015.
Officials said Ms Holmgren is the first person with Down’s syndrome to compete in a Miss USA state pageant when she was  accepted as a contestant  earlier this year. 
“Anybody that spends even five minutes with her knows that she is the right person to be the first to represent a community of people that need to see themselves doing something like this,” said the competition’s executive director Denise Wallace. 
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