Lynnette Cole and Adoption



American beauty queen

Cole was adopted aged two from an abusive family, by Larry and Gail Cole. She is Miss Tennessee and Miss USA 2000. She also works as a model and an elementary school substitute teacher, but her goal is to become a lawyer specializing in family law.


"Miss Tennessee USA 2000." [Includes portraits]. Available at: [1] Channel 6000. "Tennessean Crowned Miss USA 2000." [Includes portrait]. Available at: [2]