Early life[ edit ] Carmella DeCesare was born July 1, After she was selected as a finalist, she withdrew from the competition due to having second thoughts about the endeavor. When Playboy publisher Hugh Hefner learned this, he invited her to his birthday party and convinced her to change her mind. The calendar was the inaugural Playmates at Play calendar and it was shot on the grounds of the Playboy Mansion in
1965 Liquor Ad, Playboy, Ronrico Puerto Rican Rum, with Beautiful Redhead Girl
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It was still dark out, but the all-too-early wake-up call was necessary in order to get to the grocery store in time, to wait in the hours-long line to get the two cans of food, two boxes of water, and the boxed milk I was allotted. Those were the lucky days. The death toll is still uncertain; while the official number stands at 65, it is believed to surpass the hundreds—but many already know these statistics. What many aren't aware of is what hasn't changed since that horrific day over days ago. The food and water lines are no longer hours long—stocks are replenished at markets throughout the island. And yet, day-to-day life is far away from what it was before that fall day that felt like a nightmare.