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August 13, 2008
She's from Sac and is 'tops'

The CW

They're calling it "Cycle 11" (odd), but whatever it is, the next installment of the CW's "America's Next Top Model" will feature another Sacramento connection - Analeigh (pictured but no last names yet), 19, who grew up here and is currently a student living in L.A.

She's not the first local model to make it on to the Tyra Banks-hosted reality show. Two years ago, A.J. Stewart, a St. Francis High grad, appeared on the show and was the fifth contestant ousted.

At the time, she told my 21Q colleague, Rachel Leibrock, the experience proved to be a
"camera-induced headache."

Let's hope the snipping and back-biting won't be as annoying for Analeigh.

Anyway, the show's 14 finalists make their debut from 8 to 10 p.m. Sept. 3 on Channel 31.

The winner will be managed by Elite Model Management and rack up a $100,000 contract with CoverGirl. And then there's the cover and a six-page fashion spread in Seventeen magazine. Which, by the way, splashed Miley Cyrus on its September cover with this tease: "Exclusive! For the first time, she opens up about dating Nick Jonas."

Be still my teen heart!

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