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How poor eyesight led to a great vision


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She originally wanted to become a family physician, but Penny Robredo Bundoc, who is visually impaired, sort of stumbled upon rehab medicine. It was an accident of fate that had meant a world of difference to Filipinos with disabilities.

Posted: January 4th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »

Saying Yes to YAS


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During one of their early outreach programs to this sleepy town in Iloilo, Karla Gutierrez, artistic managing director of the Philippine Opera Company (POC), recalled how surprised she was at the crowd turnout for that night’s performance.

Posted: April 6th, 2013 in Columns,Featured Columns,Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »

Finding the Heart of Music


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When the lights go on, the amps start humming, and the roar of the crowd fills their ears, the last thing on any musician’s mind is: “Do I have enough health coverage?”

Posted: January 5th, 2013 in Columns,Featured Columns,Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »

Color ’em Red


Like most school children in remote areas in the Philippines, Rizel Tague had to walk many kilometers if she wanted to continue on to higher education.

Posted: November 3rd, 2012 in Columns,Featured Columns,Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »

ASKI (and You Shall Receive)


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After years of working abroad, she came home to finally be with her son. But to her dismay, he was cold, distant and hostile, and would engage her in shouting matches at the slightest provocation. It was a reaction that mystified this overseas Filipino worker (OFW), until she learned of his diminished status among his peers now that his mother no longer earned in dollars.

Posted: October 7th, 2012 in Columns,Featured Columns,Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »

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