The 25 Weirdest Beauty Pageant Talents

9. Paraguayan Harp

Contestant: Sharlene Wells
Pageant: Miss America 1985

American instruments were so blasé back in the '80s. That must have been why Wells decided to go with a harp from Paraguay. We didn't even know such a niche instrument existed, but the attention-grabbing move paid off: Wells won the entire contest, making her Miss America 1985.

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