Welcome to the world of Manila’s poorest citizens: Manila North Cemetery. Actually, even that’s being generous, since the government doesn’t recognize them as citizens. Since many can’t afford to be born in a hospital, they have no birth certificate, and therefore no identity. 811 more words
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Manila. The city that never sleeps. As we drove in from the airport after midnight there was still much activity for a Friday night. Traffic looked like Buckhead rush hour, young children walked the streets alone, and plenty of establishments were still open well into the night. 326 more words
by Glenda B. Gutierrez
“They are my inspiration,” declares 23-year-old Jonalyn C. Villaruel, referring to her two lovely children.
She was in her third year in high school when she dropped out of school early, blaming this misfortune on early pregnancy and bad influence of peers. 380 more words