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These Exclusive Jennylyn Mercado Outtakes Will Make Your Day Bearable

May this beautiful and strong woman guide you through tough times.
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We're having one of those moments. Those cruel few days before a holiday where each day seems to stretch into very, very long years. Few things can help speed matters along—food, beer, and maybe a beautiful woman. We dug into our archives for a little inspiration and we ran into our many outtakes of June 2016 cover subject and Woman We Love, Jennylyn Mercado

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May this beautiful—and strong—woman guide you through tough times.



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The quiet choirgirl, who initially harbored no dreams of becoming an artista, got her big break in 2003 on Starstruck, a GMA reality talent show on which she emerged as the Ultimate Survivor.



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The media narrative of her redemption, restoration, or reemergence—that is, when she finally got her groove back—is in truth a sexist takedown of a woman’s life journey.


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Words from Jennylyn Mercado's June 2016 cover story "Like A Fish Needs A Bicycle"

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