Bravery is the hallmark of a true woman!
Wearing it as a badge of honor
A true affirmation of life!
Bea's shine has never waned!
La dolce vita!
Bea Rose Santiago is a beauty queen. A woman like her seems to have been made for these things and she has, in fact, made a career out of it. But she is a beauty queen not just on the face of it. No, real beauty queens are beautiful inside and out; inside of them is a fire and a passion that celebrates life to the fullest. Bea is the quintessence of such a beauty queen—in 2018, she was diagnosed with a chronic kidney diseases; presently she is scheduled for a kidney transplant. Did her health problems in any way diminish her shine? Not at all! In fact, as you can see in these IG posts, Bea has decided to transform her malady as a badge of honor, and to advocate for other kidney patients like her. This is true beauty!