Wowz, it’s been years since I’ve had the nerve to post here. I read through my old posts periodically and feel like I’m reading the writing of a different person. A testament to what this blog was intended for all along – to document the formation of a member of the Philippine diaspora.
I’m back to share the first chunk of my daily reflections, sparked by Anakbayan New Jersey’s Filipino American History Month writing challenge. But before I share the first set of posts, here are some fun facts about Filipino American History Month:
- The first Filipino American History Month was commemorated in October 1992
- October was chosen to celebrate month to commemorate the arrival of the first Filipinos who landed in what is now Morro Bay, California.
- October is also the birth month of Filipino American labor leader Larry Itliong.
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