The Walking Dead continues to be one my favorite TV shows. It has all the elements for a good story: zombies, dystopia, and bad ass characters like Michonne as played by  Grinnell, Iowa native Danai Gurira.

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The cast of the show was at Comic-Con in San Diego and we got to see a different side of the Michonne, or at least the actress that plays her.Actress and playwright Danai Gurira grew up in Iowa, her father taught chemistry and her mother is a university librarian. She went to college at Macalester College in St Paul, MN. Check out her look her without all the zombie apocalypse grime.

SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 20: Actress Danai Gurira speaks onstage at Entertainment Weekly's "Women Who Kick Ass" during Comic-Con International 2013 at San Diego Convention Center on July 20, 2013 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
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