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WE SPEND a lot of time on SwimDaily giving you the scoop on the girls who have made serial appearances in the SI Swimsuit Issue. But, much like the Marines (and also nothing like the Marines), once a Swimsuit Model, always a Swimsuit Model. So we bring you a new feature: One Hot Wonder Wednesdays, in which we pay tribute to the beautiful women whose time with us, while fleeting, have no doubt had a lasting effect on our audience.
Let's kick the inaugural installment off with Vanesa Lorenzo.
WHO: Barcelonian Vanesa Lorenzo
WHAT: A model who's career peaked during late 90s and early aughts; the girlfriend of FC Barcelona defender Carles Puyol with whom she has a daughter born this past January
WHEN: 2002 SI Swimsuit Issue
WHERE: Jalisco, Mexico
WHY: A 5'7" willowy frame, sparkling clear blue eyes
HOW: Shot by Jeff Bark alongside Yamila Diaz-Rahi, Bridget Hall and Annie Morton
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GALLERY: Vanesa—Now and Then