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PLAIN AND SIMPLE | Simple joys

YOU SEE a salesgirl smile while you inquire about a hanky, and it makes your day light.

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Plain and Simple | Fidelity, not material success

First, on basketball. I love basketball. I thought I was good at it when I was young.

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Plain and Simple | Independence Day

Are we really free? Are we really independent as a people and as a nation?

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PLAIN AND SIMPLE | Reunion of SC brother

KARL Gaspar, a Redemptorist brother and a dear friend of the SC brothers was there to celebrate the birthday of Brother Paul Dion, SC, who at 90, is as strong as the Molave in the grounds of the brother’s formation house

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Plain and Simple | Transformation of an addict

He was in his teens when he tried drugs and it became almost a habit. Drugs imprisoned him and he did so must to destroy his family, his school and himself.

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Plain and Simple | The dolphins of Mindoro

NOT EASY going to Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro. From the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, one must drive to Batangas port for two hours. At the port, you wait for your roll-on roll-off (RoRo) which will take you about two hours

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Plain and Simple | The murals around City High

I have long wish that our local artists would do a mural unique to us in Davao City. Murals are pieces of art that attract and define a community and its people.

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Plain and Simple | Our right to vote

We vote because it is our basic right enshrined in our constitution. But do we have the right candidates whom our sacred votes are cast?

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Plain and Simple | Push harder, Danny D.

HE MAY NOT be the most brilliant member of Davao City’s honorable council, but Councilor Danny Dayanghirang has a lot of common sense, truly a mark of a well-connected leader.

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Plain and Simple | Leaders of Davao

THIS writer salutes our CEO Willy Torres for being honored as one of the leaders of Davao. He blazed the trail in community newspapering and education, business and media.

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