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We are the World 2010 ?>

We are the World 2010

We are the World, a worldwide hit song sung by some of our greatest artists like Lionel Richie, Cindy Lauper, and the late Michael Jackson, is recorded to a new version. After 25 years, We are the World’s remake is recorded for the benefit of the Haitian victims. Singers include Celine Dion, Jennifer Hudson, Justin Bieber, Nick Jonas, Wyclef Jean and Lionel Richie. Here’s the sneak peek:

A Tribute to Cory Aquino ?>

A Tribute to Cory Aquino

On August 1, 2009, a woman who became a great leader of our country had a peaceful death. Corazon “Cory” Cojuangco Aquino, the first woman President in the Philippines and Asia, battled colon cancer for more than a year. Prayers and novenas were offered to lengthen her life. Yellow ribbons were tied everywhere, as a symbol of the Filipinos in union with her battle, thus the slogan “Di ka nag-iisa, Cory”. However, as the Filipinos were praying for her battle,…

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Tribute to Paul Newman ?>

Tribute to Paul Newman

On September 26, 2008, an American actor, film director, entrepreneur, humanitarian and auto racing enthusiast died at the age of 83. Paul Newman died of lung cancer, he was known as a former chain smoker. Aside from being a good actor, Newman was known as a Philantrophist. He founded the Newman’s Own Foundation, providing needs for the seriously ill-children and scholarship fund to name a few. Newman’s Own is a line of food products established in 1982, founded by Paul…

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Celebrate Mother’s Day ?>

Celebrate Mother’s Day

Every 2nd week of May, Mother’s day is celebrated worldwide. If you are still thinking of what to give, my top 10 best gifts might help: 10. Text message or Call. As they say, “it’s the thought that counts”. This is the most common way (and the cheapest, hehe) of greeting our dear mom, especially if you’re miles away with her. A simple text message to your mom telling her how much you love her is deeply appreciated. But hearing…

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Goodbye, Rap ?>

Goodbye, Rap

The only true painful goodbyes are the ones that are never said and never explained. I stood there glancing at everyone’s face trying to recognize which amongst them are my cousins. I’m not really close to them, perhaps because of age gap (I’m the youngest from my father side), or maybe because we seldom meet. Their children, my nephews and nieces, were also there but only some of them recognized me I think. It seems only yesterday when they are…

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for a wonderful friend… ?>

for a wonderful friend…

The true test of friendship comes under unfavorable situations. I have gone through series of turmoil, aside from God, I have friends who kept me standing still. ? Among my friends, there?s this one person who stands out. She pushes me everytime I need a lift. She tells me the right thing to do when I make mistakes. She tells me honestly my imperfections. She reaches out everytime I need help. She has her flaws also and I know there?s…

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Still missing him… ?>

Still missing him…

It?s been eight years and eleven months since I last saw him. He was preparing for work then arranging his clothes in front of the mirror, as usual. In just a second, my eyes saw that scenery. It was a mistake I shut my eyes closed and calmly slept again. I watched numbly as people from different walks of life kept on pouring. Some were relatives, some were neighbors and friends, while some were faces unknown to me. I knew…

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a tribute for tata…. ?>

a tribute for tata….

my life would be different if he’s here… my happy moments would be a lot happier if he’s around… i wouldn’t have felt so much pain if only he didn’t leave us… but of course, things happen for a reason… or reasons for that matter… i’ve learned so many things in this life when he was gone… things beyond my perception, and things that gave me mixed emotions…

Feast of Saint Bartholomew ?>

Feast of Saint Bartholomew

?Libad na!? this Kapampangan term is often shouted during the 24th day of August, wherein the feast of St. Bartholomew is celebrated in our province in Pampanga. ?Libad? means procession in water. This is the most anticipated event during fiesta, especially for the visitors.