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Bachelor in Paradise is bringing back fan faves from Chris Soules' season

A celebrity gossip junky, Caroline Goddard has been writing entertainment news for longer than the world has known Kim Kardashian's name. Follow her on Twitter at @GoddardCaroline.

The new season of Bachelor in Paradise has a crazy cast

Some familiar faces will be heating up the screen on the new season of Bachelor in Paradise. Are any of your favorites coming back for a second (or third) shot at love?

Sixteen former Bachelor and Bachelorette contestants will come together in Mexico, and People has broken them all down for us.

The new season of Bachelor in Paradise has a crazy cast

Ashley Salter

"Chris Harrison begged the quirky 25-year-old to join the cast during the 'Women Tell All' episode of Chris Soules' season, and his wish has been granted. If it doesn't work out with any of the guys, Salter can always entertain herself with pomegranates/onions."

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The new season of Bachelor in Paradise has a crazy cast

Jade Roper

"Soules was left with doubts about the cosmetics developer, 28, after she revealed her Playboy model past — and made him look at her nude photos on a date!"

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Clare Crawley

"She's back! The Bachelor in Paradise alum, 34, will be returning to the show, but no word on what happened to that raccoon."

Tenley Molzahn

"The nutritionist, 30, is no stranger to finding love on the ABC franchise shows. She dated fellow Bachelor Pad contestant Kiptyn Locke after falling just shy of receiving Jake Pavelka's final rose."

The new season of Bachelor in Paradise has a crazy cast

Carly Waddell

"The cruise ship singer, 29, stirred up drama with fellow contestant Britt Nilsson on Soules' season."

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Jillian Anderson

"Will Anderson's black censor bar be back? The 25-year-old was sent home by Soules after making one too many raunchy comments during their date."

The new season of Bachelor in Paradise has a crazy cast

Ashley Iaconetti

"The 27-year-old freelance journalist shed many, many tears on Soules' season, before, during and after going on a very dramatic two-on-one date in the Badlands."

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Juelia Kinney

"The single mom, 30, shared her heartbreaking story of her husband's suicide while vying for Soules' heart."

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Dan Cox

"Desiree Hartsock sent the business owner, 32, home during week three after he embarrassingly split his pants open on a rodeo-themed date."

Kirk DeWindt

"After scaring Ali Fedotowsky with his father's taxidermy-filled basement on a hometown date, the personal trainer, 32, headed to Bachelor Pad, but failed to take home the prize."

Mikey Tenerelli

"The business owner, 33, butted heads with fellow contestant Ben Scott on Hartsock's season."

In addition, we'll see four Kaitlyn Bristowe rejects and a surprise female contestant — but Britt Nilson, as far as we know, will not be joining.

The new season of Bachelor in Paradise has a crazy cast

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The next season of Bachelor in Paradise premieres on Aug. 2, 2015, on ABC.

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