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Fil-Am in the Philippines

Sorry, I have been out of the loop for so long – I know I’ve got a lot of ground to make up so I’d like to continue with a last posting about Norman Reyes from “A Child of Two Worlds.” I know I’ve covered him a couple times already but his situation is so unique – not just a Fil-Am in the Philippines but during the historic Commonwealth period of the 1930’s, when the Philippines was making its transition to independence, so rudely interrupted by World War II. 394 more words

Filipino-american Heritage

When did it really happen?

The majority of Filipino-Americans today trace their roots to parents/grandparents et al who arrived in the 20th century, either as descendants of agricultural laborers or of educated professionals. 406 more words

Filipino-american Heritage