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An island nearer and better than Boracay

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(Continued from Monday)   The two short stories that won in the Varsitarian literary contests were later published by This Week, the Sunday magazine of The Manila Chronicle. The Varsitarian prize money, plus the money paid to me by the magazines, paid for my tuition, books, and other expenses.   The next year, I took [...]

Posted: January 29th, 2013 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Memories of ‘Sir’

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RECENTLY, MY husband and daughter and I had lunch at a Chinese restaurant and one of the items on the menu was “fried pork intestines.” I ordered the dish at once, prompted by a memory fragment that brought me back almost 40 years ago. I was then an incoming sophomore at the University of Sto. [...]

Posted: August 16th, 2011 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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