By Nico Alconaba
The façade looks like a place of worship for antichrists—a leaning statue of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and a hanging, almost falling, inverted cross. Inside the church, on an elevation are a fit-for-royalty chair, a vigil candle, a rostrum and the purple-curtained tabernacle. Looking up, one would see the blue sky and clouds—as the ceiling had parted.
By Carla P. Gomez
Since she was a little girl, May Klaire Parparan has always wanted to become a nurse. But she lost hope when a teenager rudely told her when she was 7 years old: “How can you become a nurse when nurses are beautiful and you’re different?”
By Juan Escandor Jr.
It all started 30 years ago. A woman asked Dr. William “Bill” Magee to return to Naga City even if her child was not among those operated on by his team of medical volunteers, and gave him a basket of bananas.