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R.I. beauty is on top of the universe

The day after Rhode Island-bred beauty Olivia Culpo was crowned Miss Universe, friends and family in the Ocean State were celebrating.

“We all knew she was going to win. It was in the stars,” said Peter Rogina, a family friend who’s known Culpo her whole life. “She’s the same person she’s ever been. She’s the same sweet girl she’s always been and we’re all very proud of her.”

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