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'The Bachelor' premiere: Ben Flajnik meets the women

<div class="meta "><span class="caption-text ">Millions of viewers shared the heartbreak of Ben Flajnik &#40;pronounced Flannick&#41; when his soulful and heartfelt proposal was rejected by Ashley Hebert in the emotional finale of last season&#39;s &#39;The Bachelorette.&#39; Now Ben is ready to put all the disappointment and hurt behind him in order to move on with his life, his phenomenal success as a businessman and his search for the right woman to be his wife and to start a family with, as he stars in the next edition of ABC&#39;s hit romance reality series, &#39;The Bachelor,&#39; when it returns to ABC on Jan. 2, 2012 at 8 p.m. ET. (ABC &#47; Craig Sjodin)</span></div>
January 3, 2012 2:28:07 AM PST