An Austin woman is competing to win Arie Luyendyk’s heart on ‘The Bachelor’

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THE BACHELOR - "Episode 2201" - What do a quirky, cute set decorator who has a thing for taxidermy, death and zombies; a Yale graduate with the business acumen to be a big success, but failing grades in love; a rock-climbing nanny who combines youthful exuberance with classic charm; a lovely Latin lady who can spice things up in the romance department; and a former model who harbors a huge secret all have in common? They all have their sights set on making the Bachelor, Arie Luyendyk Jr., their future husband when the much-anticipated 22nd edition of ABCÕs hit romance reality series ÒThe BachelorÓ premieres, MONDAY, JAN. 1 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EST), on The ABC Television Network. (ABC/Paul Hebert) BRITTANY T., ARIE LUYENDYK JR.

A new season of ABC’s “The Bachelor” starts on New Year’s Day, and an Austin woman is laying on the charm to receive the final rose. Brittany, 30, is a tech recruiter from South Carolina, but she and her corgi currently call Austin home.