MANILA, Philippines–Truth be told, with all the struggles our country has encountered through the years, it sure is a challenge to be loving and proud of our nation.
But truth be also re-told, despite all the flaws this young and striving independent republic has, the passion its people have for hospitality and care for their fellowmen remained and still remains intact and unmatched.
Here is a testament as to how wonderful it is to be a Filipino, coming from, you can say, the most unexpected people:
Bakit ang sarap maging Pilipino?
This Independence Day, let us be reminded of why the Filipino nation is among the most resilient people this world has. Together, let us remember how even through life’s greatest ordeals, we still manage to bring smiles and love to our fellowmen.
Whether it’s Independence Day or not, this is something about our people that we can always be proud of.
Here are some stories shared by celebrities and netizens online:
How about you, what makes you proud to be a Filipino?