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Sec Robredo Died Being a Real Parent and Public Servant; Capt sacrificed life

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Just a few days ago, I was blogging about something to look forward to, something inspiring. I didn't have it coming that just few days after, I'd be blogging something completely sad.
This morning, August 21, 2012, Sec Robredo's body was indeed found about 180 feet deep in Masbate water, along with heroic Capt. Jessup Bahinting and a trainee co-pilot, Nepalese Kshitiz Chand, after 3 days of search and rescue mission and unceasing prayers nationwide. 
I just can't get it out from my mind, the fact that Sec Robredo chose to deviate from the normal flight protocol because he was in a hurry to be present for his child's awarding program. (According to ANC
Sec. Robredo should not have been in a hurry had he not chose to work first that day.  Had he not chose to represent the President that day in some engagement, among others, maybe he could have given full time to his family affair and thus attend to his kid's program on time.
But he was an obedient servant.  He c…

Olympics Withdrawal Cure

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You just can't get enough of it.  You want it to just be there all the time and make it completely part of your system now. It's just so awesomely wonderful feeling, watching it and following it for two weeks straight you just stopped caring for every thing else you used to like doing just before the Olympics fever started.
Its the magic.  Its the unity of different nations.  Its the commitment to health, to physical fitness.  Its the self-discipline and adherence to rules.  Its the finding out of what one can prove when the best is given.
But now the Olympics is over.  
And now you don't know how to reconnect to the you-before-Olympics.  Worst, there's that feeling of refusing to reconnect.  You wish to stay still in that fifteen days of Olympics magic. 
You try to tune-in to tv shows you were fond of before, but you feel empty.  You try to get back to the work you've been busy with, two weeks  ago, but still there's emptiness.  Nothing seems to entertain you but …

DUMERC AND TEAM FRANCE OLYMPICS 2012

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FIRST ENTRY IN THE OLYMPICS AND THEY GOT FREAKING SILVER!


YOU JUST GONNA WANT  TO KEEP ON SEEING THEM PLAY!















AND I JUST GOT SMITTEN BY DUMERC.