Allyn Rose

Miss Maryland Allyn Rose builds bikes for children of the troops at Pier 88 on May 26, 2011 in New York City. (credit: Cindy Ord/Getty Images for USO of Metropolitan New York)

Miss America Contestant To Undergo Double Mastectomy Following Pageant

Win or lose Saturday, Miss America contestant Allyn Rose will have conveyed a message about breast cancer prevention using her primary tool as a beauty queen: her body.