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Thanks, lolo! Cavite Rep. Boy Blue Abaya celebrates Indepedence Day

Jun 12, 2020 @ 13:38

Cavite Rep. Boy Blue Abaya was one of the millions of Filipinos who commemorated Independence Day, but he is different in the sense that he was also honoring his own ancestor in doing so.

Abaya is descended from Emilio Aguinaldo, the first Philippine President.

In a Facebook post, Abaya said that before celebrating the 122nd Independence Day, he visited a monument to his grandfather to commemorate his heroism for the country and thank him for the freedom we all enjoy today.

Without his grandfather, Philippine history would be very different.

He is one grateful apo!

“Ngayong ika-122 na Araw ng Kalayaan, inaalala ng bawat Kabitenyo ang pag-deklara ni Heneral Emilio Aguinaldo ng pagiging malaya ng buong Pilipinas mula sa mga mananakop. Kaya bago natin ipagdiwang ang okasyong ito, binisita ko ang puntod ng aking lolo upang gunitain ang kabayanihang nagawa niya para sa ating bayan at magbigay pasasalamat sa tinatamasa nating kalayaan.

Mula po sa akin at sa aking pamilya, Maligayang Araw ng Kalayaan po sa inyong lahat! Sama-sama nating haharapin at lalagpasan ang pandemyang ito. Ingat po kayo!” Abaya posted.

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