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Today I met Rita

Today I met Rita (actual name). Rita is 15 years old. She has many siblings and they are from Mindanao, the southernmost region of the Philippines. 378 more words

Nomadic: The Sea Gypsies of Manila

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‘And they sang a new song: “You are worthy to take the scroll and to open its seals, because you were slain, and with your blood you purchased men for God from every tribe and language and people and nation.’ (Revelation 5:9)


Laut: Diving into a sea of emotions

By Heinrich Domingo

When you fear and feel powerless, create an art work they say. Shout your advocacy through artistry, through beauty, through cinema. But what if, you cannot comprehend art. 482 more words

Movie Reviews

3 Things About Badjao Sea Gypsies That Make Them As Playful As The Tides

Recently, I visited a Badjao community in Brgy. Malitam 2, Batangas City, Philippines, along with a good friend, Atty. Maria Claribel Ochoa, to distribute our late holiday gifts-new year treats to them. 568 more words

Mirriam Dictionary

Breathing Adventure: Walking On Dry Seas At Dalahican, Quezon

Doing out-of-town television production has always been a love-and-hate moment for me. I’d hate it whenever I had to be separated from my mom, my bed, and my cozy little space. 367 more words

Travel And Exploration

Have you met a Gudjao lately?

I met not just one, but an entire family, I think, during a short respite at Balai Dive Resort in Anilao, Batangas organized by The Carewell Community Foundation… 785 more words


The coin the beggar rejected

The first time I saw a Badjao beggar , an old woman, I became excited and wanted to talk to her, but I missed my opportunity.   474 more words