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Slovak beauty wins European pageant

A SLOVAK beauty was voted Europe's second prettiest girl at a recent international pageant in Paris.

Miroslava Luberdová, 19, from the eastern city of Košice, ranked second after Hungarian belle Zsuzsana Luky.

"I am happy that I represented my country well, and that I made my parents proud," Luberdová, who works as a model, said after the contest.

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