Whitney Thompson, Anya Kop, Fatima Siad, America's Next Top Model

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One of these girls is not like the other. And that's because she's America's Next Top Model. Find out who walked the walk, straight into the judges' hearts...
Here's a positive sign.

Thanks to a fierce runway presence and some ultra-pretty pictures, the busty and beautiful Whitney Thompson was named America's Next Top Model, becoming the first plus-size (or full-figured) poser to make the top-rated CW series' final three, let alone win the whole darn thing.

"There's definitely times I've looked in the mirror or looked at other girls and thought that I wasn't like them," the 20-year-old from Atlantic Beach, Fla., said after learning she had beat out her high-fashion-ready cofinalist, Anya Kop, for all the spoils.

"I'm here because I do feel good about myself and I want other women in America to feel better about themselves. I honestly think the girls will look up to me and say, 'I can do that, you know, I can be that'…I have breasts, and I have hips and I have a butt, and I am so proud of those things...

"It feels amazing to be here...This is exactly what I want. This is exactly everything I've ever wanted!" she exclaimed.

Per usual, Thompson will be getting a cover and six-page spread in Seventeen magazine, a $100,000 contract with CoverGirl cosmetics and representation from Elite Model Management.

Kop, meanwhile, seemed headed for ANTM glory after Tyra Banks called her CoverGirl commercial the best in the bunch—once the unimpressive whole had been dissected for parts—and fellow judge Paulina Porizkova called the Russian-born 19-year-old the one you'd want to buy a dress from.

But ultimately it was Thompson, with her classic look, spunky personality and ability to take direction, who became "the first girl with some booty" to win the competition.

"I know I'm going to go back home and I'm going to cry, but I'm proud of myself," Kop said afterward, hanging onto her signature positivity throughout. "I may not be America's Next Top Model but I have my whole career ahead of me."

Not quite as amiable at times was 22-year-old Fatima Siad, tonight's third runner-up after failing to make it out of the CoverGirl audition and into the season-ending Versace runway show.

The stunning Iman look-alike, already feeling far superior to her fellow finalists (or so it went in the editing booth this season), had her reasons for being standoffish, but ultimately her refusal to listen to constructive criticism didn't sit well with the judges.

But when she was finally given the boot, she didn't—for once—diss the remaining girls.

"I feel like I've accomplished so much because I feel like I've made history. I'm the first asylum-refugee woman to be part of America's Next Top Model," said Siad, a Somali refugee living in Boston (and now New York) who almost didn't make it to Rome this season because of a problem with her travel visa. "I feel like I'm like born again…I feel so new, I feel so beautiful, I feel so strong…So many things going through my mind.

"Trust me, will not forget about me. You will see this face." (And we presume she means not just when we see an old pic of Iman.)

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