Local ‘Survivor’ contestant talks show, elimination, support

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North Manchester native Kellyn Bechtold was eliminated as a “castaway” on “Survivor: Ghost Island” this week.

Bechtold was voted off Wednesday night just ahead of the final episode of the hit CBS hit show. Bechtold and Donathan Hurley each received three votes by the cast, and after a revote, Bechtold was voted off the beach.

Bechtold appeared emotional after the vote.

She’ll now be the seventh member of the jury heading into next week’s final.

Bechtold was announced in January as one of 20 castaways that would compete on “Survivor: Ghost Island,” which ipremiered Wednesday, Feb. 28 on CBS and WANE-TV.

WANE-TV spoke with Bechtold via phone on Thursday after her elimination. Listen to that full interview above.

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