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By Michelle Lanz
Though she's still somewhat of a newcomer, actress Minka Kelly is poised to be the next big thing. Dating Yankee pitcher Derek Jeter doesn't hurt, and now she's been named Esquire's sexiest woman alive for 2010. Click through to see pics from the photoshoot and read what she has to say bout growing older and finally making it in Hollywood.
On how she's embracing being 30:
"The twenties were a pain in the ass—figuring it all out. What am I doing? Where do I go? I'm done with the twenties. I’m confident—confident in my skin, and I’m cool with my flaws and all that stuff. It just feels nice to be at peace with yourself. I think my thirtieth birthday gave me permission to have all that."
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