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ATLANTA -- Americafirst met NeNe Leakes as a Real Housewife of Atlanta.

As part of the reality show, she evenworked on a few special stories with 11Alive.

Her latest role is on NBC's new comedy "The New Normal." The show's websitedescribes her character Rocky as "the fierce assistant of father-to-be Bryan Buckley."

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No matter how far she goes in Hollywood,Leakes says she'll stay a Georgia peach.

"I will always be a part of Georgia," she told 11Alive's Ted Hall.

They talked about her new gig and how she got started in acting.

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