Prison Beauty Pageant – level 2

30-11-2017 07:00

For one prison in Brazil, last Friday was a special day. The maximum-security prison for women hosted a beauty pageant for its inmates.

The prison selected ten inmates to take part in the contest. They styled their hair, put on dresses and walked around the catwalk. Around 400 people watched them, and some of them were their families

The winner received a fan and a hair straightener. The event takes place every year and tries to improve the inmates’ self-esteem, and let them see their families.

Difficult words: beauty pageant (an event when people try to look their best and others look and judge them), inmate (prisoner), catwalk (a stage, a platform – the area where the women walk), self-esteem (self-respect).

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