By People Staff
Updated April 27, 2010 12:00 AM
Credit: Craig Sjodin/ABC

Following a night of Argentine tangos, sexy sambas and a swing marathon, the seven remaining pairs on Dancing With the Stars — including low-finishers Niecy Nash and Louis Van Amstel and Jake Pavelka and Chelsie Hightower — faced another elimination Tuesday night.

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Thanking his partner Hightower for being “one of my best friends,” Pavelka was bounced from what he called “the best season of Dancing With the Stars I’ve ever seen.”

“I can’t put into words how much I’ve enjoyed this,” he said through tears. “I didn’t imagine how hard it would be to say goodbye.”

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