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It is only when it was mentioned in the article have I realized that Rizal's birthday and Philippine Independence Day should come only one week from each other.
Rizal truly was a person for his countrymen, he truly was a patriot and nationalistic for he never wanted to see his fellow countrymen being oppressed and being exploited. hat made Jose Rizal stand out of the others as a hero to a nation.
He truly was a man of action, he did not only looked over the people nor just tell people what to do, he helped them in their everyday work. Rizal is our hero, our inspiration, our lesson of the past that we should be a man for our country. Rizal was intelligent and yet very humble. Was it coincidence, was it dedicated to Rizal, or is this an indication that Rizal was born to be our hero?
It is in the first part of the article I can relate to the writer, his enthusiasm to go to the place where our national hero stayed once in his life.
I wish I could go to Dapitan for a glimpse of how our hero lived in Dapitan while being exiled. It would be such an honor to know more about our hero. That's two lifetimes for the average Filipino, quite a long time.
Right now I wish that the tree he planted would...