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Essence Atkins Is Pregnant

8/10/2011 9:11am EDT

Essence AtkinsActress Essence Atkins is preparing for an extra special gift this winter - she's expecting a baby on Christmas Day.

The star, 39, and her husband Jaime Mendez will become first-time parents in December.
They tell, "Our gratitude is overwhelming to have found each other and adding a baby to our happy home is truly a dream come true. We are both elated and humbled by this amazing gift."
Atkins met businessman Mendez via an online dating site and they wed in 2008.

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