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Supermodel and philanthropist Gisele Bndchen shares personal stories, insights, and photos to explore lessons that have helped shape her lifeGisele Bndchen s journey began in southern Brazil, growing up with five sisters, playing volleyball, and rescuing the dogs and cats around her hometown In fact, she wanted to become either a professional volley player or a veterinarian But at the age of , fate suddenly intervened in in the form of a modeling scout, who spotted her in So Paulo Four years later, Gisele s appearance in Alexander McQueen s memorably rain soaked London runway show in the springlaunched her spectacular career as a fashion model, and put an end to the heroin chic era of fashion Since then, Gisele has appeared in almostad campaigns and on overmagazine covers She has walked inthanfashion shows for the most influential brands in the world Gisele has become an icon, leaving a lasting mark on the fashion industryBut until now, few people have gotten to know the real Gisele, a woman whose private life stands in dramatic contrast to her public image In Lessons, she reveals for the first time who she really is and what she s learned over the pastyears to help her live a meaningful life a journey that takes readers from a childhood spent barefoot in small town Brazil, to an internationally successful career, motherhood and marriage to quarterback Tom BradyA work of great openness and vulnerability, Lessons reveals the inner life of a very public womanGisele Bndchen is one of the most famous supermodels of all time Known globally for her business savvy, her philanthropy, and her advocacy for environmental protection, she has been listed by Forbes as one of the Most Powerful Women in the World and among the world s most generous celebrities She has served as Goodwill Ambassador of the UNEP United Nations Environment Program , and was named by Harvard University as a Global Environmental Citizen in recognition of her eco efforts She lives near Boston with her husband, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, their children, and their dogs Her profits from this book will go to Luz Foundation, which Bndchen created into support social and environmental causes