Lara Spencer's Sneak Peek at Miss America

Lara Spencer takes you behind the scenes at the 91st Miss America Pageant.
4:15 | 01/13/12

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-- night the big night for 52 women -- -- their whole lives of becoming Miss America but. It's also big night for our very own Lara Spencer of the head yes head judge of the 91 -- Miss America pageant. -- -- And what does that mean really. Nothing. All that was -- that during the interview process I had to be the Wrangler I was expecting a special sash. -- not happening now it's just down to business and this -- been taken very seriously we have been sequestered I've been here for almost a week. I can see why this pageant is a big deal -- it's changed a lot over the years but the thing that remains constant these women. Are all about brains and beauty so how do they look so good when there's so much pressure. We were given the exclusive opportunity to follow them all week long behind the scenes to find out just exactly what is behind. -- -- -- What a difference 91 years. While the decades of ushered in new fashions and hair styles one being hasn't made the save. Miss America is still clean -- class. Nall is that he beauties is about more than just bikini -- is billowing down. Hungry this America is about education and community service and making a difference. She is the world's largest provider of scholarships. For young women have been -- Norton in the -- more than -- Contents and to win it these ladies must bring Mary gave 24/7. Yeah. So how exactly do -- 53 women prepare for the biggest competition of their lives. It's hard work determination that. And brought glue everything they didn't play whether it's -- blue form or spray this is the number one must have pageant accessory. And don't forget. -- that there aren't any kind of asking for during hot. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- We're keeping -- Diana treatment this Colorado and three boys miss South Carolina. Give us an exclusive behind -- -- toward. Of the -- for all the off camera action takes place at good -- Jack. Yes this dynamic duo knows a lot about staying beautiful. But like most Miss America contestants there is more their story. First met three boys last year on GMA. She was celebrating her 100 pound weight -- Senator Kennedy being -- become a lot. -- -- -- -- -- -- Diana's mother Rebecca was Miss America 1974. Last year she was diagnosed -- stage four melanoma. Diana is the first daughter of the Miss America winner to compete in the -- such a black seems to be able to be part of this organization and share that with her. Because I honestly -- that's -- look after vowing. And did I also mention this place is talented central from the tap -- Singing. Jumping rope and all the ladies have their own special way of preparing. I can't make me look here's rain and -- -- I'm really delivering -- -- you didn't -- the little things stickiness. It goes without saying that making just one winner is going to be a very tough job for this incredible judging panel. Especially. The head judge. I do we fix what I'm really. In one way or the other I think always smiling as that continues to go to your dad having clear had a -- -- -- conference. For what she -- best. But there are couple that -- and it's great -- yeah. And the poker -- not so bad that we're not just. Pay Josh -- feel to an end tomorrow night nine. -- say of course we will Lara and you get safely again Lara all the contenders the Miss America pageant as she turns 91.

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