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Philippines,United Nations

25 June 2009

Philippine Daily Inquirer, Editorial

Private First Class Apolonio Pacioles was home from the battlefield. He had managed to go on leave — from the Army's 54th Infantry Battalion, based currently somewhere in Mindanao — just in time for Father's Day. He returned to his house in Quezon City on Saturday, and he was up early the following day. At about 6 a.m, he asked his five-year-old son to do something for him: fetch his service firearm for him. A poignant passage in the news report that appeared in... (

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