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Meet U.S. Ambassador-designate to Austria Alexa Lange Wesner

Published: September 21, 2013; 22:18 · (Vindobona)

"I am aware of the great honor to come in 2013 as a representative of President Obama to Austria. In that year, our two countries celebrate the 175th anniversary of diplomatic relations", says the U.S. ambassador-designate Alexa L. Wesner.

Meet U.S. Ambassador-designate to Austria Alexa Lange Wesner / Picture: © U.S. Department of State

Ambassador-designate Alexa L. Wesner was born in Washington D.C. and grew up in Reston, Virginia. The daughter of immigrant parents, a German mother and Latvian father, she was the first in her family to attend a U.S. high school and university. Ms. Wesner was a high school all-American in track and cross-country, ranking second in the nation in both the 1600 and 3200 meter…

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