Category Archives: Heroes

Happy Independence Day, Philippines!

I woke up to a series of tweets and instagram photos of my fellow Filipinos living in the Philippines with this status: HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY! Today. July 04, 2013. As far as I know, our declared day of Independence was on the 12th of the prior month. Oh yeah, that’s right. It’s July 4 and

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Happy Birthday, Gat Jose Rizal!

Here is one of Jose Rizal’s most famous photos taken in Madrid in 1890 when he was 29. This was his last portrait shot. Born June 19, 1861, Jose Protacio Rizal Mercado y Alonso Realonda continues to be one of this country’s source of inspiration. It’s quite amazing how advanced his thinking was (or have

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