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    Kathleen Pinkham helps to pin down Yvonne Gallucci's crown at the 37th annual La Kermesse festival in Biddeford on Saturday. This year, the festival added a pageant to its lineup of events and included a category for memeres, or grandmothers.

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    Yvonne Gallucci, 92, steadies her crown after taking a photo with her granddaughter Jessica Quattrone.

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    Yvonne Gallucci, 92, holds her mémère crown steady on her head after the pageant.

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    The big tent at the 37th annual La Kermesse Festival housed the pageant.

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    Aime Giles, 17, right, and Mayra Gillis, 10, get help putting on their dresses for the evening gown portion of the pageant.

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    Kathleen Pinkham of Waterville does her makeup before competing in the pageant.

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    Contestants in the pageant line up on stage.

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    Jessica Gillis walks backstage after the evening wear part of the pageant.

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    Mayra Gillis, 10, is escorted by Andrew Pinkham as she walks out to the judges.

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    Brittany Chassé, USA National Miss New Hampshire 2018, holds the microphone so Yvonne Gallucci, 92, can introduce herself.

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    The memere sash and crown

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    The pageant crowns are displayed.

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    Festivalgoers sit in front of the stage before the pageant.

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    Brittany Dwinal of Peru does her 3-year-old daughter Ida Dwinal's hair before she competes.

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    Yvonne Gallucci, 92, sits backstage before the start of the pageant .

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