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Amanda Kloots Talks Paying Tribute to Nick Cordero on ‘DWTS’ Semifinal

“Extra” spoke with Amanda Kloots and Alan Bersten, who were on cloud nine after they reached the finals of “Dancing with the Stars.”

On Monday’s episode, the dance partners paid tribute to her late husband Nick Cordero by performing a contemporary dance to his song “Live Your Life.”

Kloots admitted, “This whole week has been another layer of therapy for me because in dance, you get to really express emotion in a different way… This whole week has led up to this moment… It was an opportunity to just embrace the journey and life is journeys. If you don’t learn from them and grow from them, then you haven’t learned and grown.”

The dance earned them a perfect score! Showing their appreciation for Len Goodman, Alan said, “He gave us some amazing pointers… He brought in that missing piece.”

As for the possibility of winning it all, Alan noted that they are “going to enjoy every moment” and that the chance to compete for the Mirrorball Trophy is a “blessing.”

Amanda and Alan’s families will be flying in for the finale. Amanda quipped, “I’ll invite as many people as they’ll let me.”

Since Thanksgiving is around the corner, Amanda and Alan revealed their plans for the holiday, which will include eating a lot of food!

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