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EDSA Forgotten

EDSA, that long stretch of a highway from Pasay to Caloocan formerly known as Highway 54 has long been the bane of drivers. To drive through it is to contend with a maddening mix of buses, jeepneys, trucks of all shapes and sizes, a swarm of motorcycles whose riders think they are immortals, and the occasional fool of a pedestrian streaking across with reckless abandon. 486 more words

After Listening to President Aquino on EDSA Anniversary Mass

Thanks, President Aquino, for sharing to us your juvenile thoughts when your father was killed and tossed. I was watching the television that lunch time of August 21 when the tube went blank, but news of your father’s assassination has hit the airwaves, and I saw my own father’s face, his concern, his sadness. 225 more words

Personal Journal

29 interesting facts about the EDSA revolution

MANILA, Philippines – Did you know that yellow is not really the favorite color of the late President Corazon Aquino? According to her interview in TIME, her favorite color was actually red. 920 more words

Balita

The EDSA Revolution of 1986


“We few, we happy few, we band of brothers; for he today that sheds his blood with me, shall be my brother” (Shakespeare, King Henry the Fifth, Scene III, Act 4). 815 more words

Writings

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To celebrate its 29th anniversary today, I'm re-blogging this post. Hope you like it. I was there!

Remembering the EDSA Revolution

On February 25, the Filipino people will mark the 29th anniversary of the EDSA Revolution. The spontaneous demonstrations by over 2 million people on that day ousted a brutal-megalomaniac-thief of a dictator. 375 more words

Kanakan-Balintagos' #Manhid: The Pinoy Superhero Musical

Cultural Center of the Philippines, and Ballet Philippines, now celebrating its 45th year, present the ballet musical, ManhidWhat if the EDSA People Power Revolution failed? 431 more words

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