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Woodbury resident Andrea Bennett Xiong has been crowned the 2013 Mrs. Minnesota International. Bennett Xiong will be competing for the title of Mrs. International this July in Chicago.

Woodbury woman named 2013 Mrs. Minnesota International

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Woodbury resident Andrea Bennett Xiong's life typically consists of working as a human resources specialist at Hmong College Prep Academy, a charter school in St. Paul, and supporting her husband Tou Ger in his motivational speaker career.


In her off time though, Bennett Xiong trades in her tennis shoes for heels, her jeans for ball gowns and charter schools for pageants.

Bennett Xiong, 32, was crowned Mrs. Minnesota International March 16 at St. Cloud State University.

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Amber Kispert-Smith
Amber Kispert-Smith has been the schools and Afton reporter at the Woodbury Bulletin since 2008. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Minnesota. She previously worked as a reporter for Press Publications in White Bear Lake.
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