Vote for Miss Montana 2012 Alexis Wineman!

AlexisWinemanAlexis Wineman is the first ever Miss America contestant who has Autism. Being Miss Montana has helped her reach out to more people, informing them about what Autism is and how they can help. She once said, “Being on the (autism) spectrum is not a death sentence, but a life adventure, and one that I realize has been given to me for a reason”. 

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