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Joseph Pimentel

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Teaching History to the Fil-Am Youth Through Art

Something magical happened when Filipino-American muralist Eliseo Silva placed the first brush strokes on the Filipino mural in Historic Filipinotown back in 1995. “I felt a spark inside me,” Silva said to Asian Journal. “It was like something supernatural wasaaa

September 21, 2013

Showcasing Filipino Talent Through Animation

HER Philippine based-company has worked on some of the world’s most famous video games – Call of Duty: Black Ops and Modern Warfare, Heavy Rain, Mortal Kombat, and Injustice: Gods Among Us. The company has dabbled in films too, workingaaa

September 07, 2013

The Race of His Life

Ultramarathoner Ben Gaetos Even the wind felt like a flamethrower was going through your face, he said. Despite the extreme circumstances, the 56-year-old, Manila born Gaetos finished “the world’s toughest foot race,” the Badwater 135 Ultramarathon last month, in 44aaa

August 24, 2013

A Small Innovation Reaps Big Rewards

A FILIPINO advertising agency found an innovative solution to the perennial problem faced by elementary school kids in the Philippines: carrying heavy textbooks. Elementary school kids in the Philippines have become susceptible to scoliosis or other physical ailments related toaaa

August 03, 2013

Writing is Her Life

SOMETIMES there’s no explanation why people choose the profession they are in. It just happens as though it’s a blessing from God: a baseball pitcher with a 100-mile-per-hour fastball, or a concert pianist with a pair of dexterous fingers andaaa

June 29, 2013

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