Celebrating Past and Present Heroes
When you hear the word “hero,” what comes to mind? A caped crusader flying in to stop criminals? With the introduction of comic books back in the day, you’d often associate the word with talented individuals wearing costumes and cowls. But the glamorized depiction is just what it is: fiction. True heroes don’t need to hide their identities or use super powers to fight and serve the people in their own way.
On August 29, the Philippines celebrates National Heroes Day when all the heroes of the nation are remembered and revered. The past and present have had their share of true heroes, some prominent beacons of hope while others working from behind the scenes: Read more...