Jun. 21st, 1966
Anoka, Minnesota, USA
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- Favorite pro football team is the Minnesota Vikings.
- Her sister and brother-in-law are adopting a child from Guatemala [November 21, 2007].
- Was a middle child in her family.
- Her family has a General Motors auto dealership in Anoka, Minnesota. It has been in the Carlson family for 90 years .
- Recuperating from shoulder surgery in January, 2009 [February 7, 2009].
- Miss America 1989. First classical violinist to be crowned Miss America. Her platform was to promote the arts.
- Her husband, Casey Close, is a sports agent whose clientèle include 'Ryan Howard (II)' (qv), 'Derek Jeter' (qv) and 'Josh Hamilton (V)' (qv).
- When they were younger, Gretchen and her sister played violin and cello, respectively, for five Christmas services at the church where their grandfather was a minister.
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