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INTERPRETATIVE DANCE PROJECT STRIKES A CHORD

In no particular order: Aireen, Michelle, Mae, Aprilyn, Julius My niece Aireen lived with my parents at our ancestral home all her life. Her father is the youngest in the family and traditionally, youngest sons inherit the ancestral home. She is my parents princess. My father loved her so much and I knew why. She is an exact replica of his mother; silky skin, tall and beautiful. Her only brother acted like a strict body guard. Older brother have all the right reasons to be overly protective, she is his only sister. I remembered taking a vacation during our hometown fiesta and there was a little commotion in the house. The big bro put his little sister and a household help in the jeep and took them home after being seen wandering in the crowd. In my last journey home in 2011, because my father was dying. I was watching her crying unceasingly by my father's bedside. I think I sat down beside her and explained to her that her Grandfather's life was slowly fading away. I

CROSSING THE BORDER FOR FIL-AM WALKING THE RUNWAY AT BUFFALO FASHION 2016

Fil-Am model ANA ELIZA S. GELI The invitation to attend the Buffalo Fashion Show 2016 has been floating in the air for  many months since the event flyer was out. I tend to ignore it until this week when that thing called "It's meant to be..." really knocked me off. I had to go because one of its models will be walking the runway at Buffalo Fashion Show and she meant a lot to us. There are people that despite that fleeting moment of friendship, they build lasting impressions and Ana and her mom are one of those people. This is her first big fashion walk since becoming a model. This young Fil-American had a whirlwind connection with me as she and her mom came for a visit with my high school mate some years back. Despite being a little too young then, she already displayed that sense of independence not withstanding her very well-mannered nature. Ana Eliza S. Geli is currently studying Fashion & Design at Buffalo State and is a consistent honor student since h