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Bemidji woman, ex-girlfriend of Woods, supports golfer


BEMIDJI -- Golf is not all of what Tiger Woods is about. Neither is infidelity, said Irene Folstrom, his college girlfriend, who has come out to defend him.

Folstrom, 35, Bemidji, a Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe member who grew up in Cass Lake, dated Woods for a year and a half when they were students at Stanford University.

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Laurie Swenson
Laurie Swenson is a reporter/copy editor for the Bemidji Pioneer. She has been with the Pioneer since 2004.