Laurel Lea Schaefer
Laurel Lea Schaefer (born c. 1949) was Miss America 1972. A native of Bexley, Ohio, Schaefer received a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from Ohio University in June 1971. Three months later she won the Miss America Pageant.
After Miss America, Laurel effectively parlayed her theatre arts and music degree into an extensive and varied entertainment career. Her training afforded her ... more »
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It's an absolutely humbling experience to have literally hundreds of people looking at you with their eyes telling a story of their own hopes and dreams.... There's a feeling that what you have attain...Laurel Lea Schaefer (b. c. 1952), Miss America, 1972. As quoted in Miss America, ch. 17, by Ann-Marie Bivans (1991).