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Feedback at 5:00: Do You Think Child Beauty Pageants Are Acceptable?

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Thursday's Feedback at 5:00:

Tanned skin, white teeth, and big hair.

You've likely seen the television shows or commercials that show young children competing for top beauty pageant prizes.

But now, French lawmakers want to ban child beauty pageants for anyone under the age of 16.

They argue the contests do nothing but sexualize children at a young age.

But pageant supporters, both in France and the US, say pageants help develop confidence and other skills.

Do you think child beauty pageants are acceptable - or should they be banned?

It's tonight's Feedback at 5:00.
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