[Blueboard] Re: IN SOLIDARITY WITH MICHAEL
masilo at admu.edu.ph
masilo at admu.edu.ph
Thu Mar 14 08:56:22 PHT 2002
> IN SOLIDARITY WITH MICHAEL
> Ima, payagan po ninyo ako na magtrabaho. Kasi gusto ko pong
> matulungan kayo ni Tata sa pagpapaaral sa Kinder kay Angelica. Words
> from 19 year old Michael, the second son of AMPCs cook, Abner
> Pangilinan and
> wife, Evelyn.
> Since Abner is the main breadwinner of his family with eight
> children, the couple felt so grateful to the malasakit shown by their
> son to
> his six year old sisters needs and education.
> And so for the past year, Michael took the heroic role of
> for the needs of Angelica by working at the Bakery of his aunt.
> Feb. 16, 2002. Michael bid his Ima goodbye. He mounted on
> his bike
> and was on his way to work. Ima Evelyn felt uneasy. For no apparent
> reason she
> wanted to call her son back and not allow him to go out of the house.
> It was too late. A new Isuzu Islander Crosswind hit Michael
> seriously broke his left leg. Adding nightmare to the harrowing
> experience is
> the refusal of the driver of the Crosswinds to admit his fault (despite
> been positively identified by witnesses) and his refusal to shoulder
> hospitalization costs of Michael.
> Evelyn, a deeply religious woman could not understand why such
> terrible pain has to be endured by her son who at a young age is so kind
> so concerned with his family.
> In this season of Lent, as we reflect on why so much pain had
> to be
> inflicted on Jesus on the Cross who is so kind and so concerned with us,
> we can find the answers as we ponder on Michael Pangilinans pain, share
> and be
> one with the familys suffering.
> Michael will undergo surgery in his left leg tomorrow, March
> at the ASCOM Hospital in Apalit, Pampanga. He needs Php18,000.00 for the
> of operation. The family could no longer afford this since they are now
> in debts. As of this date, the hospital and medicine costs they
> incurred is Php15,000.00.
> A prayer. Some financial help. Or a visit to Michaels home
> in 148
> Barrio Sucad, Apalit, Pampanga to hug or pray over him. An inspiring
> Or a little consoling pat for Michaels Tata and Ima who are really
> through rough times. Or perhaps some cookies for Michaels favorite
> sibling -
> We at AMPC will appreciate greatly your gestures of love,
> and concern.
> In solidarity with Michael.
> In solidarity with Jesus.
> ### ### ###
> P.S. AMPC is now accepting donations for Michaels operation. You may
> call or
> email Michelle Asilo of
> AMPC who will go to you to get your donation. Tel No. 4266074 or
> 4266001 loc5109.
> APPROVED FOR POSTING TO THE BLUE BOARD
> DR. GUILLERMO PESIGAN
> Chairman of the Board - AMPC
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