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CHILDHOOD YEARS IN CALAMBA
* A. Calamba, The Hero’s Town
* Calamba:
* It is belonged to dominican order which is the a picturesque town nestling on a verdant plain covered with irrigated ricefields and sugarlands. * Mount Makiling:
* The south of Calamba in which beyond it is the province of Batangas. * Laguna De Bay:
* It is the east of Calamba, it is the famous mountain shrine of the miraculous Lady of Peace and Good Voyage. * Un Recuerdo A Mi Pueblo (In Memory Of My Town):
* A poem wrote by Rizal when he was 15 years old and was a student of Ateneo De Manila. * B. Earliest Childhood Memories
* At the age of three, Rizal was a frail, sickly and undersized, so he was given the tenderest care by his parents. During childhood memory, he was know how to pray the angelus. The imaginary tales by aya (nurse maid) makes Rizal enduring interest in legends and folklore. * C. Hero’s First Sorrow

* The first sorrow of Rizal was brought by the death of his beloved little sister Concha. Concha died of sickness in 1865, she was only 6 years old from there. Jose shed tears for the first time caused by love and grief to his sister. * D. Devoted Son Of The Church

* Rizal grew up as a good Catholic. Ta the age of three, he began to take part in the family prayers. When he was five, he was able to read haltingly the Spanish family Bible.father Lorencio Lopez, the town Priest, is one of the men that Rizal esteemed. He used to visit this learned Filipino priest and listen to his stimulating opinion on current events and sound philosophy of life. * E. The Pilgimage To Antipolo

* On June 6, 1868, Jose and his father left Calamba to go on a pilgimage to Antipolo in order to fulfill his mother’s vow which was made when Jpse was born. After praying at the shrine of the virgin of Antipolo, they went to Manila to visit Saturnina, who was then a boarding student at La Concordia College in Sta. Ana. * F. The...
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