Hollywood’s hottest Latina, Sofia Vergara has stolen the hearts of millions. Not only is she beautiful but her quirky personality makes her the definition of “the whole package.” However, before fame, love, and fortune, this star went through tight obstacles.

Gangs, bad-boys, and unfortunately illness took her life through wild ups and downs that most people wouldn’t be able to overcome. Through it all, Vergara remained a fighter. The story of her strength makes her success an even bigger deal. Heres the story of how one woman beat all odds.