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On the way to the Bataan WWII Memorial  
   

On the way to the Bataan WWII Memorial

Bataan may sound familiar because it was the site the Brutal Bataan Death March. There are markers at each kilometer for the entire length of the march. What was done has not been forgotten.
Philippines - The Country

July 14th 2009
Brian and I were given the amazing opportunity to stay with a family for a week in small town Philippines. Our friend and co-worker here in Taiwan, Kristina is a Filipina Canadian who hadn’t been back to her home country for seventeen years. So when we were given a week off from school, her and her husband decided it was time to go back to the homeland. And in some very fortunate circumstances, ... read more
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Philippine Flag The Philippine Islands became a Spanish colony during the 16th century; they were ceded to the US in 1898 following the Spanish-American War. In 1935 the Philippines became a self-governing commonwealth. Manuel QUEZON was elected President and was ta... ... read more
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