Matt & Amy Roloff's Jungle Getaway Goes Horribly Wrong—Heartbreaking Little People Big World Sneak Peek

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Jul. 29 2013, Published 9:22 p.m. ET

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In an attempt to breathe new life into their troubled relationship, Matt and Amy Roloff embark on a family trip to Costa Rica—but their plan backfires horribly. has an exclusive sneak peek of TLC's upcoming special Little People, Big World: Welcome to the Jungle which documents the couple's struggles in heartbreaking detail.

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During the trip, the family heads off to the jungle for what should have been a fun hike, but the mood soon turns dark and before you know it sparks are flying and tensions are running high.

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After hours of struggling through the jungle on his crutches, Matt—who was born with diastrophic dysplasia, a degenerative dwarfism that has caused him to have to undergo numerous painful operations throughout his 51-years—is brought literally to tears, and his distressed and angry state causes him to lash out and to question his future with Amy.

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"Sometimes I don't want to be a little person," Matt tells Amy as he collapses onto the floor, visibly in pain from the hiking exertion. "I want to walk with the whole family but I can't.

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"This is not my thing—this highlights the differences between us—right here, OK—this is not the kind of stuff I do, I mean, I love it but I'm not able to physically go up there."

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Then the anger starts in earnest.

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"I wish I could keep up with activities like this, but I can't!" Mat screams at Amy. "I can't keep up! This is just as far as I can go—I'm done. I mean, it's the end of the road, I don't know where we are at right now, we just have differences."

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You can watch the whole dramatic episode of Little People, Big World: Welcome to the Jungle, Tuesday at 10/9c on TLC.

Do you think Matt and Amy will be able to work through their differences? Sound off in comments below and tweet us @OKMagazine


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