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Melania Trump’s hometown awaits visit of future U.S. First Lady to Slovenia

Melania Trump waves as she arrives to speak at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, in this July 18, 2016 photo. Reuters/Mike Segar

The residents of Melania Trump‘s hometown in Slovenia are hoping the future U.S. First Lady will come to visit together with her husband.

U.S. flags could be seen in the industrial town of Sevnica on Wednesday as the news came in of Donald Trump winning the U.S. presidency.

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Sevnica mayor Srecko Ocvirk says he doesn’t expect Melania Trump to come any time soon but “I expect her to visit Sevnica later.”

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Melania Trump’s childhood neighbour, Mirjana Jelancic, says she is happy for her friend. She says “it was part of her dreams and we are happy if she succeeds.”

Melania Trump, 46, was born Melanija Knavs in Sevnica. She left Slovenia in her 20s’ to pursue an international modelling career.

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