Tag: idealism

Since naipatayo ang Roosevelt Station ng LRT-1, doon na ko lagi sumasakay everytime pupunta ako sa UN Avenue, sa Mall of Asia or parts of Caloocan, Pasay, and Manila. Mas convenient kasi. Nakakaupo ako, komportable at hindi kailangang makipagpalitan ng mukha sa dami ng mga pasahero. Iyan ang benefit ng pinakadulong train station. Every time din na sumasakay ako sa LRT1, nadadaanan ko lagi si…

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By the end of May 2003, I landed my first job — High School English teacher and College instructor.

This is it. I’m finally starting to change the world. What better way to change the world than to shape the minds and hearts of young people?

A lot of people kept asking what a young UP graduate like me was doing in the province. They said that I could have gotten way better opportunities with higher levels of salary in the big city.

But I was undaunted. While this teaching job was almost coincidental for me, I knew that I could survive and even enjoy the job.

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