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The Men We Love of 'Dancing With the Stars'
Season 22's Nyle DiMarco got us thinking: How many other contestants melted our hearts over the years?
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The Cuban-American dreamboat danced with Cheryl Burke in Season 14 and came in third place.
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The French-American actor and his partner Cheryl Burke lost by a mere one percent in Season 8 to champs Shawn Johnson and Mark Ballas.
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The radio personality partnered with Lacey Schwimmer in Season 12 — but was the first contestant to be eliminated. Boo!
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The TV personality came in second place — and gained a girlfriend in Karina Smirnoff — in the show’s third season.
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In Season 5, the soap actor paired with the equally gorgeous Edyta Sliwinska and became a quarter-finalist.
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The model was paired with Anna Trebunskaya in the fifth season but was booted in the second week.
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Cristian de la Fuente
The Chilean actor-model and Cheryl Burke came in third place in the sixth season.
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The All My Children actor and his partner Edyta Sliwinska were eliminated in week four of season 10.
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Formerly Chad Ochocinco, the ex-NFL wide receiver and Cheryl Burke made it to the final four during season 10.
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The Australian actor from General Hospital became a quarter-finalist in Season 16 with Kym Johnson.
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The Pretty Little Liars actor and Peta Murgatroyd were cut in the eighth week of Season 17.
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The singer/songwriter made it to fourth place in the 18th season with Peta Murgatroyd.
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The Bachelor made it to week eight of Season 20 of DWTS before he and Witney Carson were eliminated.
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The former soldier, who was injured in Iraq, came in third place with Sharna Burgess in Season 20.
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The retired linebacker was a runner-up with Edyta Sliwinska in Season 6.
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The retired basketball player came in sixth place with Cheryl Burke in Season 11.
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Antonio Sabato Jr.
The General Hospital actor finished in eighth place with Cheryl Burke in Season 19.