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Maita Gomez–from highborn beauty queen to ‘Queen of the Toiling Masses’

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Maita Gomez—she of the landed gentry and genteel upbringing, convent school-bred (Assumption and St. Scholastica’s College, Manila), top Pitoy Moreno model, beauty queen (Miss Philippines 1967 who represented the country in Miss World the same year in the UK). Beautiful, classy, so high-society.

Posted: July 15th, 2012 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

No way to explain paradox of rich beauty queen/revolutionary

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Maita Gomez Stunning model stood regal, tall at 5’11”. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Toni Parsons was only too willing to grant the request of her bosom friend, Maita Gomez, that the latter’s remains be placed on a “stretcher,” instead of in a coffin. On Friday, as the Inquirer was interviewing her on the phone, Parsons was in a rush to go to the funeral parlor where she would be arranging the bier that would carry the body of Gomez who had died the afternoon before.

Posted: July 15th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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