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By Jeff Pack

Former Great Oak student named Miss Universe Albania


Last updated 8/1/2019 at 11:24pm

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Former Temecula resident and Great Oak High School graduate Cindy Marina is crowned Miss Universe Albania in Tirana, Albania, June 8, and will travel to the 2019 Miss Universe Pageant in South Korea in late December.

When they called her name, all she could see was her family jumping up to cheer, and she said she started to tear up. Thousands of miles away from Temecula, the place she grew up since the age of 5, Cindy Marina had just been named Miss Universe Albania, chosen to represent the homeland of her parents at the Miss Universe pageant in December.

"I was overwhelmed with emotions that I had made this dream a reality and I was really proud," Marina said. "Knowing that I would now have this prestigious title and the honor of being a representative of Albania in the world was a big deal for me. I...

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