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Imelda Fransisca

Imelda Fransisca
Beauty pageant titleholder
Born (1982-09-24)24 September 1982
Bogor,  Indonesia
Hometown Bogor, West Java
Education Ohio University, USA
Occupation Psychologist,
Years active 2005-2006 (as Miss Indonesia 2005)
Major
competition(s)
Miss Indonesia 2005
Spouse Norman Edward Sebastian (m. 2007)

Imelda Fransisca (born 24 September 1982, in Bogor, West Java)[1] was the first Miss Indonesia in 2005. She went on to compete in the Miss ASEAN 2005 pageant, where she was the first runner up.[2]

She also wrote a motivational book titled You Can Be Anything and Make Changes (2006) where she discussed abuse she suffered as a child in Singapore. Her only "friend" during that ordeal became food, and she became somewhat overweight, but later lost the weight due to anorexia.[1][3] She attended college at Ohio State University in the United States and graduated in 2004.[1]

After the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami, Fransisca accompanied Miss World 2004, Maria Julia Mantilla Garcia, Eric Tsang, and Jackie Chan to visit hard hit areas of Sumatra.[4]

References

  1. ^ a b c (2 May 2006). "You can be Anything" dari Imelda Francisca, Suara Pembaruan (in Indonesian), Reviewed 2 December 2010
  2. ^ (20 March 2005). 23-year-old Philipino crowned as Miss ASEAN, Xinhua News Agency, Retrieved 2 December 2010
  3. ^ (29 August 2006). Rilis Buku - Imelda Fransisca, KapanLagi.com (in Indonesian), Retrieved 2 December 2010
  4. ^ (19 April 2005). Hong Kong artists believe Aceh will recover after tsunami, Antara (news agency), Retrieved 2 December 2010
Awards and achievements
New title Miss Indonesia
2005
Succeeded by
Kristania Virginia Besouw
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