Lily Monteverde

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Popcorn and Faith : The “ticket” towards success!

Life is never way too easy to Lily Yu to start with. She came from a Chinese family and born in Manila, Her father is a copra magnate and her mother is a house wife, she had 12 sibling and they were all provided with their needs. They also have a place of their own to call “home” that shelters them which Psychologist Abraham Maslow theorized the basic human needs by suggesting that individuals are motivated to fulfill basic physiological and psychological needs The earliest memory that she had that struck her childhood years was during World War-II where she experienced what it was like not have anything to eat day after day, not to have any food is the worst feeling she had as her stomach churns. During those days she was very scared because she can’t predict what will happen to them. Even their parents cannot respond to her question on when the war will end or will it ever end. Some of siblings are having a hard time and became sick, there were no one to give medicines to them because it is a time of war and no one seems to care, no one leaves the house for safety. Days were tough and at last the war ended. It was a tough call yet they were able to attain their safety and security when the battle between countries and neighboring territories ended. When the war was over and the country was recovering from the ravages of it, she discovered the joy of watching movies. She was 10 years old then. In an effort to tame an adventurous lady like Lily her father had to put her in a convents at St. Scholastica's and Mary knoll when she was twelve where she spent eight years in all but never finished her college course because she admitted to herself that she doesn’t put much effort in studying even though she is naturally good at science, math and history, in search for the feeling of belongingness and being loved even away from home, she found her own ways to attain that feeling because she thinks...
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