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This brown-haired, blue-eyed beauty got her break at 15 when her aunt brought her to a casting call in Bucharest. She loves to travel and has an insatiable appetite for learning about new cultures.
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Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Born in Brazil and discovered in Milan, this globetrotter relies on prayer to keep her safe while traveling for work.
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She's legally blonde! Kasia accidentally discovered modeling when she tagged along with a friend to a casting call, but always has her law degree to fall back on.
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An old soul, Kathy loves antiquing with her mom and goes to great lengths to uncover pieces with history and untold stories.
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Winning the Rookie Model Search might be a wake-up call for the Romanian model who once fell asleep for hours on a Milan-bound train, leading her agency to believe she had been kidnapped!
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San Jose, Costa Rica
She's more than just a pretty face. Discovered in N.Y.C.'s SoHo, Perez has a degree in psychology and is involved in charities including Heartland Alliance and Dog Habitat Rescue.
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Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Scouted at 14, Elisandra keeps her body bikini-ready by practicing bikram yoga and pilates and playing volleyball.
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A former gymnast and all-star pitcher, Tookes was introduced to the fashion industry by her mom, a wardrobe stylist.