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LOS ANGELES — Wicked Pictures contract star Jessica Drake on Sunday was the subject of a photo essay and story on

Titled "A lover and a fighter: The life of a porn star," photographer Chris McPherson captured Drake on the set of Wicked's "Tuff Love" and also doing various activities in her personal life. CNN writer Abbey Goodman also profiled Drake in a piece that accompanied the photos, interviewing Drake about performer testing requirements, her background and her decision to make porn a full-time career.

"Tuff Love" featured Drake starring opposite Adrianna Luna as an MMA fighter. MMA vet Derrick Pierce wrote, directed and co-starred in the film, which is available now.

To view the photos and story, click here.