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Hide-and-seek

These are the years when running means playing tag. When hiding is part of a game. You get caught and you’re ‘it’. You don’t get blown to pieces...

'Casualties of a firefight'

On October 17, 2013, Benjamin Salusad, a member of the Philippine Army and the father of Aldy Salusad ordered the residents of Barangay Dao to...

Displaced for pineapples

It wasn’t fair. They had applied immediately for their land when they learned that the ranch’s lease was about to expire. But their application...

Killings in the name of oil palm

That was what their organization was there for – Pangalasag, the shield his forefathers had used when attacked. It wasn’t spears that were thrown...

Joel Yagao and family.
'He can't be a real missionary'

His preaching was too worldly. He can’t be a real missionary. Can’t the poor just suffer and earn their merits in heaven? Mother Teresa of...

Like a Wild Boar

The military was conducting an operation in their barangay that day. But what do they have to fear?, thought Balangas Anlamit. His companions...

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