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Dayanara Diaz From Orange Is The New Black With Ebro In The Morning [VIDEO]

Dascha Polanco, who plays Dayanara Diaz on the hit Netflix series Orange Is The New Black, came by Ebro In The Morning to talk about getting the dream role that changed her life.

Dascha brought her own personality and flair to Ebro In The Morning, getting into it with Rosenberg about a pair of lost tickets and making sure to remind Ebro that the show won 12 Emmys. Polanco told the story of how she got the part of Dayanara on Orange Is The New Black. According to Polanco, she was working 3 jobs as well as attending nursing school when her manager gave her the call that she had an audition for the show. After rushing from the hospital to the audition, the casting director called Dascha back and said that they needed her on the show. Since being casted her life has been changed, according to Dascha, who has been impressed with the universal reach of the show. Check out the full interview below:

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