Born and raised in America's high-five, Melissa spent most of her life in the outskirts of her hometown Fenton, Michigan. A country girl, she roamed the woods barefoot catching frogs, snakes and turtles in the creeks along her neighborhood. She learned how to fish when she was 4 years old, entering local fishing competitions and spending countless hours on the edge of her family's dock. With her passion for wildlife, Melissa entered college as a biology major and ended with an education degree. During college, she also studied multiple natural sciences, tree and plant identification, and Native American studies, developing an admiration for the ways of survival in the indigenous tribes.
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Check out all the crazy facts on the two new survivalists. Carrie actually joined the Marine Corps at age 17, as she was born into a military family in London. She then grew up in Spain before her family moved to Virginia. So, how did she get a taste for the outdoors? Her Discovery bio reads:. As a child she enjoyed the outdoors immensely and spent her days with her brother, going fishing, capturing small animals, and building forts. As a teenager, Carrie moved to Denver, Colorado … Carrie accredits the majority of her survival skills to her brother.
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After meeting for the first time, Wes and Leah notice an instant chemistry. The women told us no. Everyone says that they do not hook up while naked in the jungle. Everyone smells bad. On the next episode of the long-running reality show, the partners meet for the first time in Nicaragua.