Stuart Sliter reflects on her 80th birthday as well as her time as the first Miss Alaska, Wednesday, May 29, 2019. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)

Stuart Sliter reflects on her 80th birthday as well as her time as the first Miss Alaska, Wednesday, May 29, 2019. (Ben Hohenstatt | Juneau Empire)

Long live the queen: Upon turning 80, the first Miss Alaska reflects on her ‘Cinderella story’

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