Lourdes lived most of her life in Quezon City with her family. She projected a quiet and unassuming personality but those close to her describe her as bullheaded, even passionate and fiery, in things she believed in. She also showed an occasional sense of humor that made you laugh at odd moments, remembers schoolmate Read more about ESTELLA-SIMBULAN, Lourdes P.[…]

DOROTAN, Manuel G.

  Manuel Dorotan came from a large family of professional achievers – five physicians, accountants, a chemical engineer, a nurse, an agriculturist, and an economist-turned-world-renowned chef.  All went to the University of the Philippines on college scholarships. Dorotan graduated with a degree in chemical engineering in 1970. The family had humble beginnings. His father Vicente Read more about DOROTAN, Manuel G.[…]

DOJILLO, Edgardo G.

  Edgardo Dojillo, known as Big Boy, Boy or simply Ed to friends and family, was a popular campus figure in the University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos in Bacolod City in the late ‘60s. He was in the student council as Senator-at-Large, and Vice-Chancellor, then Grand Chancellor, of the Alpha Phi Omega Fraternity. He was a Read more about DOJILLO, Edgardo G.[…]

CERVANTES, Benjamin Roberto “Behn” H.

  The artist and activist Behn Cervantes was a theater pioneer, teacher and progressive thinker who devoted his life to the movement for social change and to the fight against dictatorship. History of political involvement Here’s how Behn described his own political education: I was approached to direct a production on the Diliman Commune called Read more about CERVANTES, Benjamin Roberto “Behn” H.[…]

AQUINO, Eduardo Q.

  Amid the current revisionist trends, the story of Eduardo “Ed” Q. Aquino must be told and retold again to disabuse the present generation of the lies purveyed about Marcos’ declaration of Martial Law.  For here was a spoiled brat from a prominent family in the province who transformed into a hardcore anti-dictatorship warrior at Read more about AQUINO, Eduardo Q.[…]

ANASTACIO, Marciano Jr., P.

  Marciano Anastacio, Chuck to his friends and family, was a compassionate and generous person, who often reminded his younger sisters of the values of being humble and generous.  With his natural warmth, Chuck easily related with people, young or old, rich or poor. He took food from the family pantry to give to poor Read more about ANASTACIO, Marciano Jr., P.[…]