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Miss America Winner Camille Schrier: 5 Things to Know About Her

Miss Virginia Camille Schrier was crowned Miss America 2020 on Thursday, December 19 — here are five things to know about the winner …

 

3. She has Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

Schrier was diagnosed with the rare condition, which affects connective tissues supporting the skin, bones and blood vessels, at age 11. She told VCU School of Pharmacy News in July that the condition “definitely got me interested in science and medicine because there’s no treatment for this right now.“ She added, “There was a lot of genetic information regarding EDS and genetics was something I was always really interested in. This was a further interest, in terms of genetics, for me to look at and think about how that could help us diagnose people.”

Source: Miss America Winner Camille Schrier: 5 Things to Know About Her


By Eve Reiland

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