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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - SEPTEMBER 06: Miss Florida 2017 Sara Zeng enters the stage to participate in Miss America 2018 - First Night of Preliminary Competition at Boardwalk Hall Arena on September 6, 2017 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo by Donald Kravitz/Getty Images for Dick Clark Productions)

Rachel Barcellona is about to make history.

Rachel will be the first woman with autism to compete in the Miss Florida competition in June 25th in Lakeland.

Rachel says people usually do bring up her disability, but she feels completely capable of holding the title. Rachel is a student at the University of South Florida and she works with kids at the Glazer Museum.

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