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May. 15, 18 | 4:00 pm

Filipino-American model Kelsey Merritt is living proof that everyone can achieve anything if they put their mind to it.

Less than a year ago, Merritt tweeted that one of her career goals is to get signed up with famous lingerie brand, Victoria’s Secret.

“Mark this tweet. Makakapag VS din ako balang araw,” she tweeted with the hashtag #lawofattraction.

Ten months after, Merritt was able to make her dream a reality and is now set to do a shoot with Victoria’s Secret.

An ecstatic Merritt went on a short trip to memory lane before announcing that she has reached one of goals.

“Remember this tweet? Well, I’m shooting with Victoria’s Secret next week! I cannot contain my happiness. All for You!” the model said.

Actresses Liza Soberano and Ria Atayde gave Merritt well wishes and sent her congratulatory messages online.

“I’m so happy and proud of you!” Soberano said on Twitter, while Atayde wrote, “So proud of you girl! Congrats.”

Miss Universe 2012 First Runner-Up Janine Tugonon, the first Filipino model to work with Victoria’s Secret, congratulated Merritt for her achievement.

Many other international models such as Adriana Lima, Alessandra Ambrosio, Candice Swanepoel, Behati Prinsloo, and Lily Aldridge have all worked for Victoria’s Secret.

Merritt graduated with an AB Communications degree from Ateneo de Manila University. She was signed with New York-based modeling agency Wilhelmina Models, and is now represented by Women Management Milan.

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She has worked with model Gigi Hadid for her international campaign with Maybelline. Merritt has also worked with international fashion designer Vera Wang, among others.

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