Silver Creek Campground in Mt. Hermon, LA, celebrates its anniversary each year by crowning the “Misss (Not so Miss) Silver Creek” at their womenless beauty pageant. Male campers dress up as women to be judged on eveningwear and interview questions. The grand prize is a gift certificate to Walmart.
One boy plunks down at a table, pulls his wig off and cries silently making mascara run down his face. He was loving the attention of his sisters applying the makeup, but now faced with the fear of having to stand in front of a crowd, he is out.