EDSA is the term we use to signify the People’s Power Revolution that brought down the Marcos dictatorial regime in 22-25 February 1986. EDSA, or Efipanio Delos Santos Avenue, was the place where millions of people gathered together that led to the dismantling of the violent and murderous Marcos Martial Rule. This week, the government of the Philippines is officially celebrating the EDSA, but Duterte is not scheduled to attend any EDSA Revolution commemorative activity. Each year, I go on a retreat to personally celebrate and remember my fallen colleagues as part of my personal healing. Here is my journal this year.
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I was in high school when Martial Law was declared. During that evening, I was watching TV in the home of a family friend — an American who was managing Ford Military Sales in Subic Naval Base, the largest American military base in the Pacific. We were having dessert after a delicious dinner when the …
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