Entries in Chapter 45 (21)

Friday
May012015

Chapter 45: Philippines - PACQUIAO

They say that the speed and strength he hit with never could have been predicted. They say everyone underestimated him. They mull the odds he overcame and wonder how this childlike man surpassed some of the most intimidating and “out of his league” names in recent history.

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Sunday
Apr132014

Chapter 45: Philippines - Monster Mash

To give uncanny explanations for uncanny happenings—such is the aim of every superstition in every culture since the dawn of man.

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Thursday
Mar062014

Chapter 45: Philippines - BAM!

Bambu de Pistola has been part of many groups throughout his life, as a gang member, a marine, a rapper, an activist, a Pilipino-American, and a dad.

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Wednesday
Mar052014

Jesus Built My Hotrod: History Of The Jeepney

I began exploring the land of my roots in 2002. Through 16-hour bus rides north and south I came to love jeepneys, the most popular mode of public transportation in the Philippines.

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Saturday
Mar012014

Chapter 45: Philippines - Student Teacher 

A world-renowned martial-arts master and member of the Black Belt Hall of Fame, Mr. Inosanto has graced the big screen as well as the cover of countless martial-arts magazines.

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Monday
Dec232013

Chapter 45: Philippines - Emmanuel  

They say that the speed and strength he hit with never could have been predicted. They say everyone underestimated him. They mull the odds he overcame and wonder how this childlike man surpassed some of the most intimidating and “out of his league” names in recent history.

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Sunday
Dec152013

Chapter 45: Philippines - Pure and Simple

I sometimes feel like I need to move to New York to “find myself” or “live my life”—to throw myself into the mix of things. When you talk to the girls here, they’ve found such peace by stepping away from the rat race.

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Saturday
Sep282013

Chapter 45: Philippines - Net Wealth

One thing you probably have not heard about the Philippines is that its citizens nurse the world’s most flagrant “Basketball Jones.”

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Sunday
Sep222013

Chapter 45: Philippines - Audionaut

Filipinos are among the proudest people on the planet. New Yorkers might be the only ones who have them beat. DJ Neil Armstrong is both Filipino and a native New Yorker, but he’s very humble.

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