This is a tell-all story of Miriam Quiambao, all in the words of Miriam Quiambao herself. Miriam Quiambao rose to fame and made the Philippines proud when she represented the country in the 1999 Miss Universe Pageant. She was a very strong contender for the crown. She became a crowd favourite after slipping and falling on the stage during the preliminary evening gown competition where she suddenly got up from her fall with a winning smile and grace. The audience cheered and she won the hearts of everyone who witness her fall. She even used her fall as an inspiring message during the Question & Answer Portion. She said that, “She represents the women who has fallen on and off the stage“. This fall somehow became a metaphor in her continuing life story.
Miriam narrated her journey in joining Bb. Pilipinas Pageant as well as her gruelling training for the 1999 Miss Universe Pageant where she was placed as the 1st runner-up. She told it in a simple almost spinning and rattling manner like she was talking to a friend. She didn’t exhibit literary aerobics to garnish her story but told it in a candid manner. Her success as the 1st runner-up of Miss Universe 1999 opened doors to opportunities for showbizness, fame, wealth and a new love to a handsome celebrity host. Though this wonderful blessings turned into a frenzy of work schedules, busyness, tiredness, lethargy and eventually an end to the promising love affair with the Fil-Am co-host. But somehow Miriam still managed to find another love with an Italian businessman based in Hong Kong in her cloudy busy life. They had a whirlwind engagement & wedding and soon, Miriam was sweep off to Hong Kong to live a life of luxury. But a career woman like Miriam didn’t find the life of leisure to be suitable for her and uneasiness & loneliness followed. The lack of career, the constant travels of her husband and her depression lead to the demise of her marriage.
Miriam went back to the Philippines, defeated & divorced, hoping to pick up the pieces of what she left off. But struggling along the way, there were more obstacles and emotional anguish that she battled. Until she found God. God became her salvation. God was her rock as she slowly rise up from her constant falling down in her life. Through God, she found a new love through a seemingly unconventional choice for Miriam. But it has God’s fingerprint of approval all throughout the union of the souls of Miriam Quiamabao and author & motivational speaker, Ardy Roberto. Miriam finally found her fairytale romance after all.
He Can Catch You When You Fall is a tell-all autobiography of Miriam Quiambao. It is honest, endearing and inspiring. It is told in an unpretentious manner and filled with sincerity. It is a book for fans of Miriam Quiambao and aspiring beauty queens. It is for people who hopes to be inspired to find meaning in their life, wants to start a personal relationship with God and hoping to find a love story written by God.
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