Archive: Month: October 2020
A light breeze floats in from the sea. The excited sounds of children playing drift over the air. Seventeen men, spread out over a large distance, individually cast small nets, bending to their task of catching fish. I wonder whether their families will be able to eat tonight if they catch nothing.
Born into an old, titled land family, Dodo grew up in Bacolod under privileged circumstances. As a young child, he played after school in the fields with children whose parents were working in his family land. But even then, Dodo recognized that his life differed significantly from theirs.
The museum contains an astonishing amount of WW2 paraphernalia such as uniforms, bullets, guns, mortar shells, commendations, books, and rare photographs of soldiers. Equally impressive is Felix's vast knowledge of WW2. This man has an encyclopedic knowledge about this complex subject.