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Reflections HE SAYS Aldrin Cardon 03/31/2010

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Reflections



HE SAYS
Aldrin Cardon
03/31/2010

He was lean and tall. I remember he sported very long locks any shampoo commercial model would envy. And he did not wear shoes, preferring leather sandals, instead, like Jesus did in those grainy movies I saw whenever the Lenten Season came near, which also meant shortened programming times for the only five television channels in existence, mostly government-owned or had Marcos cronies in their boards. It was at the height of martial law.

The hippie look was his protest against the prevailing order.

But since he was a priest, he could easily get away with it, able to stay away from the mean scissors of some over-eager Metrocom barbers, who wanted every male Filipino to sport the Aguinaldo crew cut and make them look like caricature versions of the man in the five peso bill... MORE


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