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Friends defend Zumba teacher in prostitution case in Maine

KENNEBUNK, Maine — The dance instructor accused of turning her Zumba studio into a place of prostitution was an honors high school student who attended college and ran dance classes for the local parks and recreation program. She hosted charity events benefiting Toys for Tots and breast cancer research.

That is why some who know Alexis Wright say she is the last person they thought would get caught up in a headline-grabbing scandal.

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