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‘Senator Trillanes, carry on’

05:02 AM September 24, 2018

I see myself in Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV 40 years ago.

With fellow activists, we bravely pushed back Metrocom troopers out to disperse the rally, dodged truncheon-wielding riot police, climbed over railings and ran for dear life as bullets whizzed by our ears and over our heads.

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Today, my senior legs cannot do those stunts anymore. So, I say: Senator Trillanes, carry on. Raise high the torch of democracy for our embattled people threatened by an emerging cruel, inhumane dictatorship.

EVELYN SILAY
evelyndsilay@gmail.com

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