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Bill Belew has raised 2 bi-cultural kids, now 34 and 30. And he and his wife are now parenting a 3rd, Mia, who is 8.

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Miss World

Tinnyse Jamel JOHNSON will represent Bahamas at the Miss World 2008 pageant at Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg on Saturday 13th December 2008 and take the crown from current Miss World, China’s Zhang Zilin.


Miss Tinnyse Jamel JOHNSON

Age: 21 Height: 176

Languages: English

Tinnyse grew up in Nassau.


Tinnyse has an Associates Degree.

She is pursuing a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration.

Her ambition is to own a motivational products business.

She likes: swimming; running; kayaking; Pilates; reading; listening to music; singing; interpretive dance.

She is a gourmet cook specializing in pastries).

She is also learning Spanish.

Her favorite food is the local specialty of Tamarind Sauce.

Her motto is “Time doesn’t linger nor does it yield for anyone. Tomorrow isn’t guaranteed and yesterday is gone, so all we have is today. We should use it wisely and live each day as if it was our last”.

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The People’s Choice

Read about the favorites – and Asia’s best bets to win.
Merica Lane Lindell, Representing the United States of America at Miss World 2008

Lisa LENTS – Representing Denmark at Miss World 2008

Tinnyse Jamel JOHNSON – Representing Bahamas at Miss World 2008

Tamara ALMEIDA SILVA – Representing Brazil at Miss World 2008

Espinoza Marroquin ANA GABRIELA – Representing Mexico at Miss World 2008

Miss Tansey COETZEE – Representing South Africa at Miss World 2008

Hannely Zulami QUINTERO LEDEZMA – Representing Venezuela at Miss World 2008

Geisha Natalie MONTES DE QOA ROBLES – Representing Dominican Republic at Miss World 2008

Gabrielle WALCOTT – Representing Trinidad and Tobago at Miss World 2008

Marjorie CEVALLOS VERAS – Representing Ecuador at Miss World 2008

Patricia Yurena RODRIGUEZ ALONSO – Representing Spain at Miss World 2008

Iryna ZHURAVSKA – Representing Ukraine at Miss World 2008

Kseniya SUKHINOVA – Representing Russia at Miss World 2008

Alfina NASSYROVA – Representing Kazakhstan at Miss World 2008

Rosarita TAWIL – Representing Lebanon at Miss World 2008

Anun CHINBAT – Representing Mongolia at Miss World 2008

Kahurangi, Julia TAYLOR – Representing New Zealand at Miss World 2008

Faraliza TAN – Representing Singapore at Miss World 2008

Rochelle Adriana COREA – Representing Sri Lanka at Miss World 2008

Ummarapas JULLAKASIAN – Representing Thailand at Miss World 2008

Tamar Ziskind – Representing Israel at Miss World 2008

Danielle Castano – Representing the Philippines at Miss World 2008

Sandra Angelia – Representing Indonesia at Miss World 2008

Skye Chan – Representing Hong Kong at Miss World 2008

Yan Ling Mei – Representing China at Miss World 2008

Katie Richardson – Representing Australia at Miss World 2008

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Mizuki Kubodera – Representing Japan at Miss World 2008

Bo-in Choi – Representing Korea at Miss World 2008

Soo Wincci – Representing Malaysia at Miss World 2008

Tran Thi Thuy Dung – Representing Vietnam at Miss World 2008

Lin Jie Ming – Representing Taiwan at Miss World 2008

Parvathy Omandakuttan – Representing India at Miss World 2008


Talk to Bill and others about their experiences raising bi-cultural Japanese-American kids.

Bill Belew

Daddy and Christian.


  • yvette kerr says:

    Tinnyse is doing an excellent job
    be encouraged my dear.

  • Natasha Harvey says:

    God is with you just be you and God will do the rest you are already a winner just stay focus and let not your heart be trouble you will succeed with God all things are possible and I know you have have the spirit of excellient and to fight to the end I notice that from the first time we met by your mother house like me and my music I”ve learn alot but through my experience i’m writing a book and create many other songs and poems so let your experience work for you girl and turn your scars into stars and your trials into triumpt forgive my spelling i’ve bin out school a 20 years and never like english so i’m sorry. blessings

  • Valie says:

    See some great swimsuits at great prices http://WorldSwimwear. We like Miss Bahamas for her poses and beautiful eyes.

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