Then Pat and I tried to teach Tony to walk by sitting opposite each other and letting Tony reach our hands as he made his first few steps before falling. We increased our distance as he succeeded reaching our hands and hugged and kissed him for every successful effort. We laughed and laughed as Pat […]
Archives for November 2017
1994 Memoir – 114. Back To Manila As Ex-P.O.W.
From the railroad Tutuban Station in Manila, Pat and I took a Calesa to Aoring’s Apartments on Avenida Rizal, corner Batangas Street. There I was met by Pat’s mother and Aning and the kids, Roy and Ruth. Our neighbors came to greet me, including Dr. and Mrs. Proceno Arenas, who later on became our Compadre […]
1994 Memoir – 111. Released Sick P.O.W.
The first release of sick POWs in June, 1942, was made when I was already sick with malaria, beriberi, and anemia. Being the Adm. Clerk of our Group under Lt. Col. Simeon Valdes, I could have listed myself in the first release but I did not know that the list of sick POWs that the […]