Two graduates from Clatskanie Center/Excessive Faculty have returned to a cable tv actuality present.
Christina Manning and her sister Jessica Dunagan first appeared on the TLC Community’s “Meet the World’s Most Excessive Sisters” within the spring of 2021. The collection follows a bunch of sisters throughout their on a regular basis lives.
In a broadcast interview with The Chief as the brand new collection started in 2021, Manning mentioned the present is designed to provide viewers a detailed and private inside look of relationships between sisters.
“This present captures our relationship in its purest and most uncooked kind,” she mentioned. “We’re extraordinarily shut, and the viewers will be taught that even with an unbreakable bond, there are challenges that include that. It has affected all areas of our life and we get to share the ups and downs with viewers.”
The Chief has recontacted the 2 sisters for an replace about their position and the influence of the truth present on their lives.
The Chief: How is it that you simply two are nonetheless on the present?
Christina Manning: We had been requested to return again alongside the Australian twins Anna and Lucy.
The Chief: How has this actuality present modified your life, what’s been the influence?
Manning: It hasn’t actually modified our lives. It is added further perks so far as nonetheless attending to movie and be on the journey with the present. We get seen once we are out and there are perks with the celebrity.
The Chief: What have you ever realized about yourselves by being concerned in a nationally broadcast TV actuality present?
Manning: We’ve realized that we’ve got a thick pores and skin as a result of there’s a whole lot of hate and unhealthy feedback and it does not even part us. And we additionally realized our sister bond is tremendous shut as we watch again our journey.
The Chief: What are the disadvantages of being concerned within the present and what are the benefits?
Manning: Disadvantages: We do get picked a component like folks actually know our lives, however they do not. We movie for hours and solely a small clip will get used of all of the footage. Benefits: We get a number of love and followers plus more cash.
In a follow-up interview with The Chief in August 2021, Manning mentioned she is prohibited by contract to disclose what the 2 earned through the manufacturing of the TV collection however within the April interview with The Chief, she did say the glitter and glitz of tv hasn’t clouded her and her sister’s fond recollections of small city life in Clatskanie.
“My sister and I moved to Clatskanie once we had been 10 years previous,” she mentioned. “We went to Mayger Grade Faculty, center faculty, and Clatskanie Excessive Faculty. We cherished rising up in a small city and we frequently return house to go to our brother, Justen Brown and our greatest pal Kayla Spaulding, who nonetheless reside in Clatskanie.”
Manning mentioned the essence of the tv collection is aimed toward viewers’ hearts.
“Our hope is to indicate viewers – that it doesn’t matter what – when you will have a sister bond, nothing can come between that,” she mentioned. “We open up and share our dynamic with a lot vulnerability, and we wish to contact folks’s hearts with our story. We additionally need the residents of Clatskanie to know, that even rising up in a small city, your desires can come true!”
Manning additionally informed The Chief within the 2021 replace that the TV actuality present has introduced each challenges and rewards to the 2 sisters.
“I positively really feel prefer it’s been laborious to re-watch a few of the episodes as a result of it was such a difficult time in my life. However my greatest reward is when my followers will message me and inform me that I’ve impressed them to make use of their instinct and open up the reward that they’ve inside themselves. Understanding that I helped somebody to really feel snug and assured to make use of their skills and to specific who they’re is so rewarding.”