To celebrate its 29th anniversary today, I'm re-blogging this post. Hope you like it. I was there!
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By Antonio P. Contreras of the
Taong 1986 nang mapatalsik sa pamamagitan ng isang mapayapang pag-aklas ang diktadurang Marcos. Ang kaganapang ito, na tinagurian natin sa ating kasaysayan bilang “EDSA Revolution,” o “People Power Revolution” ay pinuri sa pagiging mapayapa, na kung saan halos walang dumanak na dugo (Thompson, 1995). 1,227 more words
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
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