DAYS OF OUR LIVES -- Season: 54 -- Pictured: Victoria Konefal as Ciara Brady -- (Photo by: Chris Haston/NBC)
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Soaps.com has learned that Victoria Konefal (Ciara Brady) is temporarily leaving Days of our Lives. Spoiler: After coming to a major decision in her relationship with Ben Weston (Robert Scott Wilson), Ciara decides to travel to South Africa and visit her ex-boyfriend Theo Carver (Kyler Pettis) who is in a special rehab facility there. Konefal will return in time for February Sweeps.