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Unformatted text preview: Because of this poverty, Ive even noticed that my arms were so thin, so do as my siblings. At my young age of 9, I voluntarily worked as a helper of our neighbor who happened to be the richest in our barrio-very opposite to us. When I came home late during lunch, I dont expect for a food reserved for me anymore. As I open our closed-food bowl, I really wished that theres still something left for me, but I only ended up with nothing. I would just weep in front of it and when Im finished crying, I would go back to work again. And it happened every time. I really wished to escape this place but I didnt have a place to run. I want to study because I know this was the only way. I worked hard in the farm to supply my studies until I graduated in high school at the age of 21. I had so many dreams but I dont have enough money. But I still went far away from home. I attended an institution as a working scholar to pursue my studies....
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This note was uploaded on 10/10/2011 for the course DPWH research taught by Professor Enr.marietapadilla during the Spring '11 term at Divine Word.
- Spring '11