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Emily Maynard is a contestant on The Bachelor. She is vying for the heart of Brad Womack here in Season 15.

Emily was the former fiancee of Ricky Hendrick, a race car driver who died in a plane crash in 2004.

She found out after his tragic death that she was pregnant with their daughter.

Emily Maynard is a native of West Virginia, but now resides in Charlotte, N.C.

The classic Southern Belle is going to be a force to be reckoned with this season.