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Memoirs of a Student in Manila by P. Jacinto (a Pen Name of José Rizal)Chapter 1: My Birth – Early YearsHe was born in Calamba on 19 June 1861, between eleven and midnight. It was a Wednesday. he had nine sisters and one brother. When he was four years old he lost his little sister (Concha). In his own town he learned how to write, and his father, who looked after his education, paid an old man. 1870, the first year that marked his separation from his family.Dulambayan, Sta. Cruz, Manila, 11 September 1878. P. Jacinto was the first pen name used by Rizal in his writings.Chapter 2: My Life Away from My Parents / My SufferingsThe first that he discovered is Biñan, This is his father’s birthplace and he sent him there to continue the study of the rudiments of Latin that he had begun.When they arrive at Biñan they stay to his aunt and Leandro, her grandson.His brother left him afterwards,They were many in the house: His aunt, two cousins, two nieces, Arcadia and Florentina, and a nephew, Leandro, son of a cousin. He felt a new kind of sadness, a sad pain, but gentle and calm that he felt during his early years. There are many things that is no importance from us, reader happening to him until one day He received a letter from his sister Saturnina advising him of the arrival of the steamer Talim that was to take him oneof these day. He again felt pain because he need to left Biñan and all the people there, on 17 December 1870. He was nine years old that time at one o’clock on the afternoon of Saturday. For the first time he saw a steamer. The two sailors put his things in a cabin and he also went to see it. He thought he was going be alone, without a companion, but a Frenchman called Arturo Camps, his father’s friend, hewas in charge of accompanying him. The trip seemed very long to him, And the finally they arrived at Calamba. He felt joy seeing the beach Afterwards the Frenchman came and four sailors rowed them to the beach. He jumped because
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