Among the 129 candidates vying for the crown, Miss Philippines Megan Young was crowned Miss World 2013. She became the first Filipina to win the elusive title. Candidates from all over the world were given 30 seconds to tell the judges why they deserved to be Miss World 2013, and out of 129 contestants, it was Megan Young's answer that captured the hearts of the judges.
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"Miss World for me treasures the core value of humanity and that guides her into understanding people, why they act the way they do, how they're living their lives and I will use these core values in my understanding not only in helping others but to show other people how they can understand others, to help others so that as one, together, we shall help society." - Miss Philippines Megan Young
Here is the list of other candidates with their answers.
"It will be an honour to become Miss World because it's a very prestigious title" -Miss France Marine Lorphelin
"I believe Miss World should be a woman of substance, who is compassionate, if given once in a life time opportunity, I would influence life of young women and make difference to the life of the less privileged" -Miss Ghana Carranzar Naa
"Miss World is a reflection of a value of a woman. Beauty with a purpose with miss world I would be able to help many people. And i believe beauty opens doors and beauty with a purpose opens minds and hearts" -Miss Brazil Sancler Frantz
"I would like to say to those people in need that I would give my energy and passion to make their life more easier and happier" -Miss Spain Elena Ibarbia
"I believe i should be the next Miss World I want to genuinely help people in the world. Beauty from within and kindness that changes people's lives and kindness in something that a deaf can hear and the blind can see" -Miss Gibraltar Maroua Kharbouch
Miss Nepal Ishani Shrestha won the Beauty with a Purpose for her Project Smile, and Miss Indonesia won Miss World Talent Final for her flawless rendition of "A Question of Honour."
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