HARAPAN: THE ANC PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE
Dec 2 2009
Tayo ay hinubog ng mga katangiang ating minana, at ng mga karanasang ating pinagdaanan.
Many have said that it was my good fortune to have been born into my family. My father was touted as the next president and was considered one of the most influential people of his time.
Subalit, tayo po ay tinuruan ng ating mga magulang, mga kasambahay at mga kamag-anak, na anuman ang estado natin sa buhay, dapat nating gawin ang tama at igalang ang karapatan ng lahat.
The lessons of my childhood were driven home by my family’s experiences during Martial Law. These years were some of the most difficult we had to endure, but they were also the most influential in shaping my life and who I am today.
Ang karanasang ito ang nagturo sa atin kung ano ang tama at kung ano ang mali.
Kaya naman noong ating nakamit ang demokrasya at nanungkulan ang ating ina, nangibabaw ang isang adhikain: Mali na tayo ay naaapi, ngunit mas lalong mali ang mang-api. Read the rest of this entry »