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Dani—the girl who fought cancer

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“What can you say about a girl who died?” The girl in Erich Segal’s book “Love Story” happened to be 25 when she died, setting off a flood of tears from readers and a memorable movie that launched the careers of Ryan O’Neal and Ali McGraw.

Posted: July 20th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Dinner by the Bosphorus and other memories

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On our last evening in Turkey, we had dinner in a restaurant, called Lacivert, on the banks of the Bosphorus. To get there, we boarded a shuttle boat that ferried clients from the “European” side to the “Asian” side. Once there, we basked in the late afternoon air, taking in the gentle breezes and the other patrons who came dressed for an evening out. Earlier, lunch was aboard a small yacht that cruised the length of the strait, bringing us to picturesque districts of old houses and palaces, modern restaurants, parks and mosques.

Posted: July 13th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Brotherhood and sisterhood

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First, a story about brotherhood—brotherhood gone awry. There has been an “outcry” in the last few days against fraternities in the wake of the death of Guillo Cesar Servando, 18, as a result of the beating he received from his “brothers” during the initiation rites for neophytes of the Tau Gamma Phi.

Posted: July 6th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Sights and memories

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Easily the centerpiece of this city is the Peace Memorial Park, found on the spot where the atomic bomb was first detonated over a populated area toward the end of World War II. Tour buses pass through the “T” bridge, whose distinctive shape identified for the American pilots of the Enola Gay the target area for the detonation of the bomb.

Posted: June 29th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

A ‘reunion’ in Japan

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Soon after his meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo, President Aquino took a chartered flight with some Cabinet members and media to this city.

Posted: June 27th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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