The Old Lady and the Balete Tree

The Old Lady and the Balete Tree

Who was that old woman in black that appeared near our old balete tree?

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OFWs of the Cloth

OFWs of the Cloth

Filipino priests make their mark in US Catholic parishes.

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Mark of Four Waves

Mark of Four Waves

Before Spain conquered the Philippines, the numerous indigenous tribes distinguished themselves from each other by marking their bodies with tattoos, or batek.  

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Beyond Belief

Beyond Belief

Tempting fate? Here's a look at Filipino "folk beliefs."

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Circumcision: Writhe of Passage

Circumcision: Writhe of Passage

A rite of passage that generations of Filipino men had to endure

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A Bead in Time Saves a Tradition

A Bead in Time Saves a Tradition

Young Kalinga women recycle plastics to preserve bead-wearing tradition.

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Motherland: Sweating the Small Stuff

Motherland: Sweating the Small Stuff

A French-born balikbayan and his friend fight corruption one fixer at a time.

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The Weeping Statue of Mary in Odlot

The Weeping Statue of Mary in Odlot

A statue of Saint Mary in a remote town in Northern Cebu sometimes sheds tears before the occurrence of major disasters.

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