"Survivor: Guatemala -- The Maya Empire," the 11th installment of the hit CBS adventure series, premiered Thursday, Sept. 15. Amid the triple-digit heat, crocodile infested waters, relentless mosquitoes and terrifying sounds of the howler monkeys, the 18 castaways competed for the $1 million prize and title of "Ultimate Survivor." The game began with a grueling 11-mile hike through the jungle.
Hometown: Manhattan, Kan.
Voted out: Episode Eight
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Hometown: Tonganoxie, Kan.
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Hometown: Chardon, Ohio
Voted out: Episode Six
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