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Another photo of Miss Auburn 1979: Bessie the Cow

Proud of our coverage of the 1979 Miss Auburn contest over the years, now even prouder. Here’s a rare photo of Bessie, that year’s Miss Auburn, and runner-up Cindy Murphy, from the cover of a 1979 issue of The Auburn Alumnews.

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Murphy was ultimately named Miss Auburn because Bessie was a cow. More photos, and the whole crazy story behind the thing, here.

Related: Best reaction to being named Miss Homecoming ever.

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