Alicia Ohana, Miss Canada Petite 2016, Has Amazing Plans to Help Women

Alicia Ohana, Miss Canada Petite 2016, Has Amazing Plans to Help Women

Bonnie McDonald interviewed the inspiring Alicia Ohana about what she learned while earning the title of Miss Canada Petite 2016 and her plans to help young women overcome personal challenges and traumas.The Miss Canada Petite Pageant ExperienceAlicia had a life-altering experience in Toronto. As she got to know the other young women, she realized that they were chosen for their personal stories more than for their confidence.Amazing Personal Stories of the Other ContestantsMany of the other women shared personal challenges, such as physical and sexual abuse, self-esteem, and mental health issues.The women had overcome a lot of adversity to get where they were.Alicia's Family ChallengesAlicia's father recently was hospitalized with a mental illness, leaving the family struggling to deal with his illnessĀ and running the family business.Alicia stepped in to be the family anchor and to take over much of the responsibility for running the salon. She thought she would missĀ the pageant to help the family.How Her Challenges Helped Her WinAfter...
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