Since Ma. Andrea “Aya” Abesamis is taking part in the Final Screening of Bb. Pilipinas 2018 tomorrow at the Kia Theater, I thought it would be interesting to feature her mom Desiree who brought pride and honor to the country as 3rd Runner-Up during Miss Universe 1984 held in Miami, Florida, USA.
But first, let us watch a clip of the Top 5 and crowning moment that year.
courtesy of tpageant
Desiree has always kept her presence in the limelight – albeit in a relatively low-key manner – since she has maintained strong ties with close pageant contemporaries in doing several charity projects through the years. While she has never hollered about such involvements, pageant fans and followers have always been keen in knowing about her whereabouts or whatever keeps her busy. And she never disappoints because the image she has kept since then is one of grace and positivity.
Now that her lovely daughter Aya (right photo) is on the verge of following her footsteps in the pageant world, you would expect the equally lovely mother to hug the spotlight just as well. But no. If not for this Senti Feature, she would rather just stay in the background and watch the unfolding of scenes before her eyes.
I always have sentimental memories of her Miss Universe 1984 stint and I will never get tired of watching video clips from her successful mission as Bb. Pilipinas Universe 1984.
courtesy of TheOnesBeautiful