(WHAS11) -- She may look like a typical beauty queen, but Miss Kansas is making headlines for what she'll be showing off during the swimsuit competition.
She'll be showing tattoos.
Theresa Vail has two very sizeable tattoos including a large on of the Serenity Prayer on her rib cage.
She says that one in five Americans as a tattoo and she hopes by showing hers, she can break stereotypes and stigmas.
You can see Miss Kansas and other Miss America contestants compete for the crown live from Atlantic City, Sunday at 9 p.m. on WHAS11.