Wendy Dascomb Long


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Wendy Dascomb (born c. 1949) is a pageant titleholder from Metairie, Louisiana, who held the Miss USA 1969 title.

In 1969 Dascomb, a resident of Danville, Virginia, and freshman at Stratford College, reluctantly competed in the Miss Piedmont pageant at the urging of college faculty. She won then advanced to the state level pageant and won the Miss Virginia USA title. In May she ... more »

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  • ''No one knows anybody's name because nobody has a name. You're just your state. I got to where somebody would say "Virginia," and I'd answer. I was just "Virginia." I wasn't me any more.''
    Wendy Dascomb Long (b. c. 1950), U.S. beauty queen. As quoted in Ms. magazine, p. 36 (September 1972). Miss U.S.A. for 1969-1970, Long was describ...
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