An Evening Of Hope

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EPCALM Board of Trustees (BOT) and Executive Committee (ExCom) members, patients, staff and volunteers gathered alike last May 19, 2012 at the Elk’s Club, Makati, for a night of celebration … to celebrate life ….to bring about joy….and to show … Continued

Songs of Joy, Peace and Hope

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The EPCALM Choir lighted up the Cancer Ward of the Philippine General Hospital (PGH) with its songs of joy, peace and hope, as they broke out of their Lenten season break and visited Leukemia patient Gladys Abano last Saturday, April … Continued

Lifehouse Brings The House Down

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American alternative rock band Lifehouse comes back to the Philippines after 4 years for another evening of good music and heart-wrenching lyrics.  Lifehouse is an American rock band from Los Angeles.  The band came to mainstream prominence in 2001 with the hit … Continued

Ryan Angelias – Only Child, Only Hope

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Not many will look back to the period of their early twenties and see a time heavy with medical trials.  Our friend, Ryan, will belong to such minority, as he has many somber remembrances in his young adulthood.  As I … Continued

A Councilor’s Story

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  A Resolution of Support for the Fun Run against Leukemia and (for) our fellow Batangueno, Mr. Glenn Mayo, was passed and approved (by) the Sangguniang Panlungsod during our February 6 regular session. I was supposed to meet Glenn in … Continued

600 Tara! Runners

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Of the almost 1,000 registrants, 600 ran during the event.  See pictures below of the memorable event: Registration booth Registering to Run Waiting for the others to arrive    

A Run To Remember

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So early in the morning; eyes straining for light; many of those present operating on very little sleep… and yet, you could feel the excitement in the air, coupled with the sense of preparation and readiness for the event. The … Continued

While I Was Sleeping – Sarah Moral

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  I had status epilepticus: a life-threatening condition in which the brain is in a state of persistent seizures. Definitions vary but this condition has always been considered a medical emergency with continuous or recurrent seizures causing the loss of consciousness. I was intubated.  … Continued