What better way to start the weekend than by pouring over supermodel Alessandra Ambrosio frolicking on a beach?  To supplement the eye candy below, we thought we’d share a bit more about Miss Ambrosio.  This Brazilian beauty is of Italian and Polish decent, yet born and raised in a small town called Erechim, Brazil.  Modeling has been her life’s goal since an early age, and she has turned her career as a model into fashion design, TV work and most recently charity, where she is the National Ambassador for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.  What are you still reading for?  Check out the pictures below…