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It has Been an Awesome Year for Miss Texas Pre-Teen Danielle Heiman!

Walking into my very first nam state pageant, going through my first check in and hitting the stage for the first time. I never knew that I would be who I am today. Nor did I know that I would become Miss Texas PreTeen.
Every year leading up to my crowning in 2016 I got closer and closer to my dream. Which really drove me to work harder year after year. 
My first year I was a 10 year old jr preteen who had zero confidence on stage. After truly falling in love with pageantry, winning what I had worked so hard for, and then getting to represent Texas at nationals and placing 3rd runner up in the country makes every single bit of practicing I ever did worth it. It's not about the trophies, the banners, or even the crowns It's all about the journey, and the growth. 
During my now 5 years with nam i've become so much more aware about the world around me and the things that I never thought I could have an impact on. Volunteering  has made me so much more grateful and humble. I abso…
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NAM: What are your plans for the future? Emily:My first goal is to make it to middle school, and in the future attend college. I would love to one day become a cardiovascular surgeon, but in the meantime pursue an acting and modeling career.

NAM: How would your friends describe you? Emily: My friends would say that I was funny, sweet, and kind, with a great sense of humor.
NAM: What is the best advice you have ever received? Emily:My mother has instilled in me to be kind and have the courage to do the right thing always.
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