and I remember…

today’s bbcnews has this photo essay.

 Growing poverty in the Philippines 20 years on from people power

Somehow reading articles is really different than seeing the pictures.  Many of the faces remind me of ones I know and care about. 

here’s to the trek –


2 thoughts on “and I remember…

  1. MisterChao

    You know, I met President Aquino during the people power movement as a kid when we went to Manila. She had just become the president and she shook my sister’s hand and gave her a kiss. Years later, I realized that I had seen a true democratic revolution take place in front of my eyes.


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