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Growing old with you HE SAYS Aldrin Cardon 03/08/2010

Monday, March 8, 2010


Growing old with you


HE SAYS
Aldrin Cardon
03/08/2010

Streaks of white hair are my battle scars, the paychecks (unchanged for 10 years) proof of my commitment.

We’ve faced various threats and I’m currently out on bail for a libel case, a predicament I share with many Tribune colleagues, including our superboss, Ninez Cacho-Olivares, whom I think holds the Philippine record for the number of libel cases Mike Arroyo and his former lawyers have slapped against any journalist — living, dead or killed.

Except for some former colleagues who have found greener pastures elsewhere, the Tribune office, all two floors of the GLC Building (formerly Plywood Industries Building) remained practically unchanged. Only the wall taints, water markings on the ceiling and the our mice friends who have grown as big as tigers are the silent witnesses to our daily grinds, which were mostly happy episodes I liken to some typical high school activities, only minus the bread fights and the physical education classes.... MORE


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