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History Writing Being born in a generation where the advent of technology skyrocketed beyond transcendence, in the mind of many, children these days know nothing about our history. Does it make sense? Well, I guess it is safe to say that they have good reasons to do so, especially when the time that a group of college students had asked Epy Quizon way back in 2015 why his character (Apolinario Mabini) in the Filipino historical film of Jerrold Tarog “Heneral Luna” was sitting down throughout the movie- evidently, this only fanned the flames surrounding the accusations towards the youth. Nevertheless, I hope they wouldn’t go far making trivial generalizations about this matter, because not all of the youth fall under this category. Evidently, there are also many children from the modern generation who are also interested and passionate with the idea of history, and ought to learn more about it. Being part of Generation Z myself, I would like to make an exception, because I always describe myself as someone who is very fond with the idea of history, our history. Nevertheless, if we will assess my knowledge about history, yes it quite limited, but I am very much eager to learn. As a matter of fact, just recently, I just finished watching GMA-7’s Ilustrado, which depicts the life of Dr. Jose P. Rizal. Evidently, it is natural that after watching a TV series of a particular person, you will have this kind of feeling of admiration and respect towards his/her and in my case, this is indeed true especially that the ever good looking Alden Richards played his role. However, instead of being drawn to Rizal’s

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