I feel bad even posting this video but after an intense work of hard labor, renovation, emails about pews and chairs, and other blah blah blah, I needed a good laugh. And wow, this video of Miss Teen South Carolina at the recent pageant is pretty hilarious.
She was asked what she thought about a poll that stated that 1 out of 5 Americans couldn’t locate where the US is located on a world map. Her answer:
I personally believe the U.S. Americans are unable to do so because, uh, some, uh…people out there in our nation don’t have maps, and, uh, I believe that our education like such as South Africa and, uh, the Iraq everywhere like, such as and…I believe that they should, our education over here in the U.S. should help the U.S., err, uh, should help South Africa and should help the Iraq and the Asian countries, so we will be able to build up our future for our…
I’m sure that Miss Teen South Carolina is a sweet gal. In fact, I’m so glad to hear that many of her friends and family have emerged to extend their sincere support and friendship. That’s cool. And for whatever reason, I’ve got this feeling that some really good things are ahead for her life. She’s also shown great maturity in handling this situation:
“Everything did come at me at once. I was overwhelmed and I made a mistake. Everybody makes a mistake. I’m human,” she said Tuesday. “I seriously think I only heard about one or two words of the actual question.”
We’ve all had moments like this so our character is evident in how we respond. She’s done great. I’m sure she’ll bounce back, look back and have a good laugh.