Here and Away: Our Stories

posted February 27, 2015 at 12:00 am
by The Standard

The story of the Philippines is not a single, linear one with a beginning, middle and end.  It is a large continuing saga made of many stories in between, woven like threads by people who are both storyteller and audience. Sometimes, it is a lot like the teledramas we love so well, with distinct good guys and bad guys, lots of conflict, a good one-liner once, in a while followed by a slap on the face.

The happy ending may be a long time coming, but we hope. Yes, we hope.

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