Saturday, September 19

Tag: Mother’s Day 2020

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EDITOR'S NOTE: This piece is written in honor of Mother's Day. IT was already dark and Maria still could not find a ride home. Maria spent the whole day walking around, aimlessly finding a place that would accept her. Her employer had just fired her after she started coughing profusely and getting headaches. She tried to reason with them that she could not go back to her province even if she wanted to. Thinking back, she should have appealed for some compassion as she had just given birth. She had gone tired and weary, still not finding a place to stay. Clutching her son, she found a mall and sat on the nearby sidewalk. Her son stopped crying. It was way past his feeding time and they had just finished the last formula they had yesterday. Her heartbeat quickened as she t...