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Scene: Pinoy Aquaman lawyer Ingemar Macarine will cross the 17 km. Canigao Channel today by swimming solo and unassisted from Brgy. Tugas, in Pres. Carlos P. Garcia Island to Maasin City, Southern Leyte. The swim is organized by the Municipality of Ubay courtesy of Mayor Constantino Reyes to promote tourism in Ubay and for cleaner seas.
The “Go Getter Girl ng Bohol” Maria Niña Vivoree Matutes Esclito was finally home in Bohol last Friday.
It’s been two months since Vivoree was a housemate of the Pinoy Big Brother (PBB) Lucky Season 7 on ABS-CBN, and her busy schedule has kept her from leaving Manila.
Vivoree, who was wearing “I love Bohol” shirt, was all smiles as fans gave her a very warm welcome. She was excited to see Bohol once again and thank all of her kababayans who supported her all the way.
At the airport, fans were plenty and support was overwhelming.
Greater happiness, however, exuded from her face when she got home in Loon town. Reuniting with her family, whom she has not seen for two months, was the highlight of Vivoree’s trip to her hometown.
Another teen housemate, Fenech Veloso, also comes from Loon.
Bohol cultural icon Reigh Monreal posted on Facebook that Vivoree is a cousin of FEU Tamaraws’ Francis Matutes Tamsi, son of Bohol’s Kundiman Diva Ammie Matutes Tamsi.
In Loon town, she visited Loon South Sentral Elem. School where she met by her former teachers, classmates and fans. Special Education students of Loon Central Elementary School were eagerly waiting in front of their dormitory for Vivoree.
In Tagbilaran City, she also met her classmates and teachers at Tagbilaran City Science High School.
Vivoree’s high school teacher Butch Bernas, Ph.D., said he was surprised of Vivoree’s transformation– from being shy to confident.
“Yet she remains very humble,” said Butch. “She was one of my talented students,” he added.
An aspiring singer, Vivoree said last August that she joined the reality show to help overcome her insecurities about her looks. She said she was often teased as “balbon” by her peers. She said that by being more confident in herself, she can freely pursue her dream to perform in front of an audience.
During her stint at the reality show, she was romantically linked with Filipino-Italian Marco Gallo.
Vivoree was evicted from the PBB during the live 6th elimination night on Oct. 22. She got the lowest votes among those who were nominated for eviction.
However, she continues her TV guestings on ABS-CBN with Marco.
Continue to be brave and beautiful, said Big Brother.
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