IN PHOTOS: Emotional back-to-back win for Philippines in Miss Earth

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Jamie Herrell proudly passes the Miss Earth crown on to Angelia Ong. The Filipino beauty queens share a touching moment onstage as Angelia savors her victory

MISS EARTH TO MISS EARTH. 2014 winner Jamie Herrell embraces 2015 winner Angelia Ong. Both are from the Philippines. Rappler screengrab

MANILA, Philippines – In a surprising twist, the Philippines won Miss Earth for the second year in a row. (READ: FULL LIST: Winners, Miss Earth 2015)

Miss Earth Philippines Angelia Ong won the title of Miss Earth 2015 on December 5, following in the footsteps of last year’s pageant winner, the Philippines’ Jamie Herrell. (READ: Photo recap: Miss Earth 2015 coronation night)

It was an emotional night, but Angelia and Jamie were all smiles as the crown was passed from one Miss Philippines to another at the Marx Halle in Vienna, Austria. 

Let’s have a look at some photos from that night. See Angelia’s reaction change in every shot – from shock to jubilation. There’s a lovely moment shared with 2014 winner Jamie Herrell as both Filipinos embrace each other in joy. 

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Who were you rooting for to win Miss Earth 2015? Let us know in the comments! – Rappler.com

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