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Big Rapids Cosmetologist to Compete at World Competition

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One local cosmetology student is taking her talents to an international level.

Brooke Robison, of Big Rapids, has qualified for the Skills USA world competition, which she describes as the Olympics of skilled trades.

To help her prepare, world hairdressing champion Manuel Rodriguez, has flown in from New Mexico. He says his training has helped strengthen Brooke's skills.

9 & 10's Meredith Barack and photojournalist Joel Deaner spoke with Brooke and her coach, Manuel, about what the competition will entail.