Coming Full Circle

Bacolod City, the Philippines

December 27 – 30, 2009

This was where my life began.

Mom and Me: Coming Full Circle in Bacolod after 40 Years

Still groggy from our red-eye, blinking away the first rays of sunlight, I took my shades off, rolled down the window, stuck my head out – and beheld the place of my birth: Our Lady of Mercy Specialty Hospital. Fittingly, I was with Mom who pushed me out to the world one fine day in 1969. And here we were coming full circle 40 long years later. I asked her if I could get off and kiss the ground. Nah, no time for such sentimentality in our regimented schedule – it was so tight, it squeaked! Continue reading “Coming Full Circle”

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