Life isn’t all good especially if you are born in a not so rich family. Dedication, hard work and perseverance is necessary for you to reach your goals.
Recently, a beautiful young lady was spotted in the streets of Quiapo selling Sampaguita flowers. Despite her beautiful looks, she was selling on the streets. A lot of people having good looks and coming from simple backgrounds are going viral. In the past we had Rita Gaviola known as “Badjao Girl” and Jeyrick Sigmaton known as “Carrot Man.”
Sampaguita Girl’s Story
Selling sampaguita on the streets of Quiapo, A young beautiful lady was captured on camera. The photos were uploaded on the 28th of December 2018 which soon received thousands of attention.
Her name was Veronica Rodillas, wherein netizens have praised not only her good looks but also her kindness after knowing that she was selling out these sampaguitas to help her mother. It was found out that this beautiful girl has been selling these garlands starting at the age of 5 years old.
It turns out that she is from a broken family. When her parents separated, her mother decided to raise her alone in Manila; leaving their life in the province. But like a lot of Filipinos leaving their hometowns seeking for a better life in Manila, life wasn’t easy.
Now at 14 years old and studying as a 2nd year high school, Veronica continues to help her mother in finding ways to survive. Knowing that more people go to Quiapo on Fridays, she would be early up in the morning and assists her mother before going to school. She isn’t ashamed to be on the streets and selling these garlands.
Life isn’t all easy, it is how we deal with our everyday challenges. We can’t have it all it this life. We keep struggling because that way we know that we are alive.