Eva Longoria gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Eva Longoria poses with her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
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Eva Longoria poses with her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Credit: Alberto E. Rodriguez

Credit: Alberto E. Rodriguez

Actress Eva Longoria said the unveiling of her star Monday on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was the culmination of a dream that began 20 years ago.

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"I feel like I'm still a little girl from Corpus Christi, Texas who had a big dream -- and big hair," Longoria told KABC. "And I want to say as a woman and as a Latina I represent a lot of communities, and I want to tell all those communities that this isn't my star, this is our star."

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Longoria, who is pregnant, was joined by several friends at the unveiling of the star, including “Desperate Housewives” co-stars Felicity Huffman and Marcia Cross. Huffman called Longoria “extraordinary.”

"Not because she's raised over $40 million for charity, not because she's an actress, a director, a producer, a philanthropist, a restaurateur, a filmmaker, a documentarian," Huffman told KABC. "No. But because she is kind and because she is hopeful. She is kind to everyone and she is hopeful for the world.