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Dad Apologizes Because He Can’t Treat Son for His Graduation, Even at Jollibee

What’s your #KwentongJollibee?

One dad recently apologized to his son because he can’t treat the young man on his graduation, even at a fast food outlet like Jollibee, but his son penned a touching message on Facebook that made a lot of netizens cry.

Ryan Russel Reyes recently graduated from Senior High School under the Humanities and Social Science track from the Philippine Christian University in Malate, Manila. An achiever who graduated with honors, Ryan had also been the PCU-SHS SSG President SY 2018-2019, a news writer at The Scroll Publication, and a participant or delegate in several school-related events.

As he graduates from Senior High School, however, the young man did not have a grand graduation party like other graduates. His driver dad just could not afford to splurge on his party and could not even bring him to Jollibee. While this saddened his dad, Ryan did not mind because he knew the hardships his dad had to experience to send him to school.

In a post on Facebook, Ryan shared his story – and this got a lot of people crying.

Photo credit: Ryan Russel Reyes / Facebook

LUMAPIT SAKIN SI PAPA AT BUMULONG:

“Nak, pasensya na wala pa ako pera eh, kain sana tayo sa labas, kahit jollibee lang sana.”

Hindi pa nag uumpisa ang lahat pero ito na yung dumurog sakin kanina. Pinilit kong itago ang mga luha na gusto ng bumagsak mula sa aking mga mata.

But Ryan understood everything and knew that his father’s sacrifices are for his future. He expressed pride in his dad and gratitude that his dad accepted him as gay, something that many gays have to struggle with. For Ryan, the day is not for graduates like him but for parents like his dad.

“06/04/19—HINDI KO ITO ARAW

Para ito sa taong nanatiling matatag sa kabila ng lahat .

Para ito sa taong sinakripisyo ang bawat oras niya.

Para ito sa taong hindi nagdalawang isip sumubok para sa pamilya niya.

Para ito sa isang driver na binaybay ang pagsubok ng buhay para makapagtapos ang anak niya.

Para ito sa isang tatay ng tinanggap niyang buo ang anak na bakla.

PARA SAYO ANG ARAW NA ITO, PAPA”

Though he did not have a party for his graduation day and his dad could not even afford to treat him at Jollibee, he still felt that he was lucky to have a dad like him.

“Lahat ng medalyang nakamit ko ay para lamang sayo, WALANG TATALO SA TATAY NA KATULAD MO.

Kung tutuusin, ay napaka swerte kong tao na binigyan ako ng Diyos ng tatay na katulad mo. WALA KANG KATULAD!!”

The young man promised that he would do his best so that someday he would be able to pay his dad back for all the sacrifices he made…

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Mayor Isko Donates Php8.8M Talent Fee to Give Gadgets for Online Learning to Poor Kids

Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso decided to donate his talent fee worth Php8.8 million to buy gadgets that poor kids can use for online learning.

Together with Vice Mayor Honey Lacuna, he donated 1,010 pieces of Samsung Galaxy Tab A devices to the ‘poorest of the poor’ in the city. Isn’t that fantastic?

Photo credit: Isko Moreno Domagoso / Facebook

Mayor Isko Donates Talent Fee for Kids’ Gadgets

Last year, Mayor Isko donated the talent fee he received from many brands to the sick kids at the Philippine General Hospital (PGH). He went viral for the kind deed, but the kind mayor did not stop the donations from his talent fees.

Recently, the mayor of Manila joined hands with Vice Mayor Honey Lacuna so they can donate 1,010 pieces of Samsung Galaxy Tab A devices to the students of Universidad de Manila who come from the “poorest of the poor” families.

Photo credit: Isko Moreno Domagoso / Facebook

Mayor Isko used up a total of Php8.8 million in talent fees from the following companies: Chooks to Go, Powerhouse Tools, I Am World Coffee, Fruitas, Cosmic Technologies Incorporated, and Better Option Pharmaceutical.

Growing up poor, Mayor Isko understands exactly what it feels to not have any money to buy the things that the kids need for school. So, he thought of helping out these children and their families by using his talent fees for a good cause.

Photo credit: Isko Moreno Domagoso / Facebook
Photo credit: Isko Moreno Domagoso / Facebook

The tablets can be utilized by these poor students to attend their online classes now that the Department of Education (DepEd) makes use of blended learning to provide education to these young minds.

Mayor Isko’s kind deed earned praise from netizens, with many wishing that their mayors and other local officials would also help out to ease the burden off the parents’ shoulders.

Photo credit: Isko Moreno Domagoso / Facebook
Photo credit: Isko Moreno Domagoso / Facebook

What is Blended Learning?

Blended learning is the type of learning delivery that makes use of asynchronous and synchronous learning activities in one course. This could mean that there will be synchronous learning activities such as video conferencing to promote learning while also utilizing printed modules and various asynchronous activities.

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Guy Honors Girlfriend Who Stayed with Him Through Difficult College Days

A guy honors his girlfriend who stayed with him through his difficult college days, supporting and encouraging him all the way. In return, he promised that she will be there in his success, now that he finally graduated from college.

Guy Honors Loyal Girlfriend

Danniel Tubal shares how much he loves his girlfriend, Mariatherese Palma, as she had been there for him through the most difficult times in his life. Though she’s the high school campus crush, she chose him – and she had been there for him right from the start.

Photo credit: Danniel Tubal / Facebook

While many guys would say that girls are really just after their money and would pick a rich man over a poor guy anytime, Mariatherese proved that she does not need his money. In fact, it is she who shares her money with him because she knows that he only has Php20 to spend the entire day.

Mariatherese would share her own allowance with him but would often slip the money inside his bag instead of giving it to him directly. Perhaps she didn’t want him to feel embarrassed, but she would wait until he is in school to message him about the money she put in his pocket.

Photo credit: Danniel Tubal / Facebook

The civil engineering graduate expressed his appreciation that his girlfriend’s lover never faltered, even if he did not have any money to treat her to fancy restaurants because all he could afford is kwek-kwek for their date.

She was with me even I cannot afford to buy her gifts on our anniversaries. She was with me when failed 3 subjects in midterm and almost lose hope. And I will make sure that SHE WILL BE WITH ME IN MY SUCCESS 🔥,” Danniel promised.

Congratulations on you both!

Photo credit: Danniel Tubal / Facebook

Anniversary Gift Ideas for Guys

  • Book for his collection
  • T-shirt
  • Hobby accessories such as a new tent for guys who love camping
  • Customized poster
  • Framed photos
  • Personalized photobook
  • Smartwatch
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Help Pours in for Old Man with Dilapidated Bike

Help pours in for an old man who was spotted fixing his dilapidated bike. Soon, netizens helped him get a new bike and even sent money so he can buy food for his family. Wow.

Netizens Help Old Man with Dilapidated Bike

Biking is a popular sport. But while many of the bikers are doing it for fun, there are also those who have no choice but to use a bike. For example, this has become more popular these past months after people bought bikes so they can go to work amid the transport restrictions due to COVID-19.’

Photo credit: Roswel Placigo / Facebook

Yet there are also those who have been using a bike as primary mode of transportation because it is the cheapest option.

Tatay Jhonny Cuevas from Brgy. 39 in Calvary Hill, Tacloban City, was recently spotted fixing his dilapidated bike by the road.

Photo credit: Roswel Placigo / Facebook

A pastor named Roswel Placigo shared photos of Tatay Jhonny trying to fix his old bike that’s so dilapidated it has bamboo sticks and tie wire to hold the parts in place. Even the wheels are made of discarded tubes and an old wheel exterior that are stuck in place using tie wires as well.

Photo credit: Roswel Placigo / Facebook

Taking pity on the old man, the pastor shared his photos – and the post quickly went viral. Dozens of netizens offered to help. They sent money to the pastor so he could purchase a new bike and some groceries for Tatay Jhonny.

Photo credit: Roswel Placigo / Facebook

As Pastor Roswel personally brought the new bike to Tatay Jhonny, he was able to take a picture of the old man looking so happy with the blessings he received. It is wonderful that the community came together to help someone in need.

What Does Dilapidated Mean?

A dilapidated object or building is one that is in a state of disrepair. It could be broken and broken down due to old age or neglect.

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