The Canadian Press

2002-11-24 | Miss-Canada

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Miss Canada arrived back home November 24th from the Miss World pageant. Lynsey Bennett withdrew from the event in Nigeria when the death toll began to rise from pageant-related religious rioting. Bennett said that although she was not in personal danger, her decision to come home was one of conscience. (Pageant officials told Bennett that by leaving Nigeria early, she had forfeited her right to compete in the event. But officials later agreed to let Lynsey back into the competition.)

Date: 2002-11-24
Placeline: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 14 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << by knowing that says the triggers for the rights for Miss World and being a participant of miss worlds, you know that took a lot of concern to me and I didn't approve of it so that's why I took the approach to leave >>

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