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Mindy Kaling drew on her own high school experiences to co-create the Netflix series Never Have I Ever. Richard Shotwell/AP hide caption

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Mindy Kaling Brings A New Nerd To TV, And Finds She 'Was Not Alone' As A Teen

"It ended up being very cathartic," Kaling says of creating the Netflix show, Never Have I Ever. The series centers on an outgoing, opinionated, Indian American teen who's on the hunt for a boyfriend.

Mindy Kaling drew on her own high school experiences to co-create the Netflix series Never Have I Ever. Richard Shotwell/AP hide caption

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Mindy Kaling Brings A New Nerd To TV, And Finds She 'Was Not Alone' As A Teen

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