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Luz Marina Zuluaga

Luz Marina Zuluaga is a former Miss Universe from Pereira, Colombia. She is the only Colombian in history to hold the Miss Universe title.


Luz Marina Zuluaga was born to an impoverished family. She moved to Manizales (Department of Caldas) as a small child and grew up there. She applied for the Miss Caldas contest, and she won 1957. After her election, controversy arose as many residents of the state thought she shouldn't represent Caldas because she had been born in Pereira, which in the department of Risaralda. However, Zuluaga went on with her training towards the Miss Colombia ...

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