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Stylist Who Spends Every Sunday Cutting Hair For Homeless: ‘Every Human Life Is Worth The Same’

By Robbie Couch/The Huffington Post – Mark Bustos is a hair stylist at an upscale salon in New York City, but not all of his clientele have to be wealthy to get a quality trim. Sometimes, they don’t need a penny. Bustos spends every Sunday — his only day off Read more »

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Lawmakers on Aquino 2nd term: Good move or political suicide?

By Angela Casausay/rappler.com – Will the House of Representatives support moves to amend the Constitution beyond the economic provisions? House leaders have yet to respond to President Benigno Aquino III’s statement that he is now open to constitutional amendments – to clip the Supreme Court’s powers and possibly allow Read more »

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MRT-3 train derailed, injuries reported

via rappler.com – A Metro Rail Transit (MRT-3) train went past its barrier at the terminal’s Taft station Wednesday, August 13, injuring several passengers and causing a post to fall over a car. A passenger told dzBB the problems began in the Magallanes station, when the train air-conditioning went off. Read more »

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Fighting for sharks in the Philippines

By Anna Valmero/gmanetwork.com – His skin burnt from from years of diving, a local reef warden gets ready for another underwater guard watch with his usual attire: fins, snorkel and a mask. It’s just another day in the office as he readies to release five premature blacktip reef sharks (Carcharhinus Read more »

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Food prostitutes, death by hunger, and a feeding program

By George P.Moya/rappler.com – Sex for food? “Before, clients from Calauan came here with a motorcycle. Then they pick up somebody with just one kilo of rice and a can of sardines. But now, they’d do it even with just a packet of noodles,” narrated Fr Salvador Pablo, head of Read more »

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Joined at birth, Filipino kids now worlds apart

By Carla Gomez/Inquirer Visayas – People still do a double take to tell one from the other. But after the successful operation of the celebrated conjoined twins 10 years ago, they are now worlds apart and are living separate lives. There will be ice cream and cake for Negrense twins Read more »

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