Category Archives: trauma

Rebuilding Ban-ao After Typhoon Pablo

BAN-AO, Baganga, Davao Oriental, Jan. 3, 2013 (Bong D. Fabe) The first week of December last year (2012) was a week of terror for residents of Davao Oriental, Mindanao, Philippines as super-typhoon ‘Pablo” (packing winds of 110 miles per hour) … Continue reading

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The Right to Bear Arms and Kid’s Safety

So much have been discussed and written about it but the right to bear arms has always been a right to most Americans (I say most because there are a few I read who are opposed to it), for as … Continue reading

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My Sharing with Terry

I thought I had enough of shedding tears this month of December. I thought twice were enough. I thought today (Dec. 18, 2012) is just like all of my ordinary days. But NO. Today’s tears were necessary because this time … Continue reading

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Hero Teacher: One of Shooting Victims

Oh my God! How can such horrifying murders of innocent lives happen? Or what’s happening to the world now? And what’s happening to me? I always cry every time I read about stories of bare human heroism so profoundly exemplified. … Continue reading

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Advice to Ms. Anonymous

Dear Maxim, I’ve been struggling to live a normal life. But how does one victim of violence, like me, be able to live a normal and happy life.. rape and sexual harassment at that! I’ve been living in misery and … Continue reading

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