- "Badjao Girl" Rita Gaviola has transformed into a stunning lady
- She was one of the PBB housemates teen edition
- She has become an icon for the poor, an example of someone whose dreams have come true
The fairy-tale like story of Rita Gaviola, more popularly known as "Badjao Girl" has inspired many netizens.
The poor can greatly relate to her, being a symbol of fulfilled dreams.
She became one of Pinoy Big Brother's housemates and was embroiled in controversy after one of them, Heaven, complained to Big Brother about her lice.
Heaven was somehow scolded because of it.
There were also rumors that she was being bullied while inside the famous Bahay ni Kuya.
Whether true or not, Rita has won the hearts of many Filipinos and her story is really inspiring.
Watch her transformation: