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Connecticut Hospice Has Miss Fairfield on Its Side
Date:6/24/2008

University of Connecticut in Storrs and is currently studying for her master's degree in nursing. The fact that Kristen has chosen the medical field would be of no surprise to anyone who knows her. All her life she has been a people person and centered on the community. From a very young age, Kristen understood the necessity of giving back. As a six year old, she helped feed the homeless and less fortunate at soup kitchens. The seed of volunteerism was planted. As Kristen became older, her involvement grew and took off into a variety of community organizations.

Kristen has also had the privilege of participating in a medical mission trip with the Greenfield Hill Congregational Church. A medical team of 4 doctors along with others traveled to Khammam, India. The village was warm and welcoming, the peoples' smiles traversed the language barrier that some had. The team worked in an antiquated hospital where the only air conditioned place was in the operating room. The anesthesia equipment was a relic from the 1930's, the conditions crowded, mosquitoes innumerable, but still miracles happened. The team performed an average of 15 surgeries a day repairing cleft lips and palates, removing tumors, helping burn victims with skin grafts, and other surgeries that the western world often takes for granted. This trip helped solidify Kristen's future aspirations in the medical field.

Kristen believes in staying fit and eating healthfully. She is an avid runner and enjoys walking her dog daily. She played competitive soccer for 7 years including varsity soccer at Fairfield High School. She is quite proud of the fact that she ran for the first time in Fairfield's Turkey Trot (5 Miles) on Thanksgiving Day, 2007 along with 20,000 other runners from all over. She enjoys Mexican food, a good laugh, and loves to take on new challenges. She is very excited to be a representative for the Miss America Organization because she knows how important it is to have a positive role
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