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Woodbury native is typecast -- and loving it

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Lauren Von Drashek has no problem embodying the mean-girl role.

In fact, her friends had remarked for years that her sassy attitude would make her a perfect fit on reality television.


So when Von Drashek, a 2008 Woodbury High School graduate, saw a Twitter post last year seeking out character archetypes for a reality show, she jumped at the chance.

"It just sounded like something I'd be really good at," the 23-year-old said.

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Mike Longaecker
Mike Longaecker is the regional public safety reporter for RiverTown Multimedia. His coverage area spans St. Croix and Pierce counties. Longaecker served from 2011-2015 as editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. A University of Wisconsin-River Falls graduate, Longaecker previously reported for the Red Wing Republican Eagle and for the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker
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