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Ada de la Cruz

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    • Ada Aimee de la Cruz Ramirez
    • Born June 15, 1986
    • Born in Villa Mella, Dominican Republic
    • She is Miss Dominican Republic 2009
    • And was Miss Universe 2009 first runner-up.
    • She first came to fame as Miss Dominican Republic World 2007, where she placed in the top 15 at Miss World 2007 and was Miss World Beach Beauty 2007.
    • She represented the original home of her grandparents, the Province of San José de Ocoa and represented the Dominican Republic at the Miss Universe 2009 gaining high praise and finishing as First Runner Up.
    • She is the second woman of mixed African and Spanish heritage to win the Miss Dominican Republic pageant (the first was Ruth Ocumarez in 2001).
    • Ada was born in Villa Mella and raised in Villa Altagracia and returned to Santo Domingo at the age of 14,
    • She lives with her mother Ana Martínez Ramírez, grandparents Celeste Ramírez and Ventura Garabito, her younger brother Adrián and her little cousin.
    • She is known as a Dominican Cinderella, in which her grandmother was a maid and her whole family grew up poor.
    • She has participated in international gateways, such as Miami Fashion Week, New York Fashion Week, Dominicana Moda, among others.