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You know what they say about things from Texas, right? Everything’s hotter? Or something. We can’t remember exactly, because whenever Sean Lowe twangs at us while flashing his pearly whites, we get all tingly and forget our names.

The Season 17 Bachelor hails from the town of Dallas — you may have heard of it — and has a deep pride for his roots. You might even say he’s a great cheerleader for the Texan ways... or at least that he celebrates those who are cheerleaders. You see, Sean is pretty much everyone’s dream man, including the 26 ladies who are showing up to tie him up the knot with the hunky blond bachelor. Oh yeah, and the Dallas Cowboys cheerleaders — yeah, that’s plural — he has dated.

But although Sean lives and breathes the Dallas life, that’s not actually where he’s from originally. You know, like origin-ally — where he was born, people. Sean hails from the town of Irving, Texas, a suburb which is about 20 minutes outside of Dallas proper. And proper is just what he is. A proper studly hot hott uh oh here we go again...