A Correspondent’s Daybreak

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“Sobrang lungkot — devastated… ” sentiments expressed by Ms. Ilao as she recalls the event from last year. “ … yun talaga ang pinakamalungkot na nangyari, tapos gabi-gabi umiiyak ako- ‘ano kayang gagawin ko?’ ‘pano kaya yung family ko?’ Pero sabi ko, ‘everything happens for a reason.’”

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“… malaki talaga ang impact ng pandemic, pero thankful ako kasi I have family, I have god; doon ako nagkaroon ng realization na I had to focus on myself, kasi dati puro ako work. Nakalimutan ko na kumain ng maayos, nakalimutan ko ng alagaan ang sarili ko, nakalimutan ko ng mag focus sa family ko,” she said.

“Nabibilib ako kay sir Dhobie ,kasi sa kanya ako actually natuto na maging concerned sa community or sa public.”

“Mas happy naman na ako ngayon, kasi at least mas nakapag pahinga ako, nakakapag isip kung ano ang mga pwede ko pang gawin sa life ko in the future. I’m still putting the puzzle pieces together,” she said.

“ Go out with your friends, learn a lot, take this opportunity, kasi you can never turn back the time. Use your time wisely and take risks. Gusto mo ba na tumanda na, ‘Wow, ginawa ko pala yun!?’ imbes na, ‘Sana ginawa ko yun.
Kung kaya niyo, gusto niyo, gawin niyo as long as wala kayong tinatapakan na tao.’”

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