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She wasn't exactly born this way.

On TV Guide Network's new special Chasing Gaga, celebrity journalist Ian Halperin (Unmasked: The Final Years of Michael Jackson) speaks with club promoters, radio producers, fashion photographers and members of her original band to find out how New York girl Stefani Germanotta became Lady Gaga. Plus: Hear from her biggest fans — and biggest skeptics.

Watch a clip from the special below:

Chasing Gaga airs Sunday at 9/8c on TV Guide Network.