Miss Plus Size, Philippines

Miss Plus Size pageant was created, according to Mandaluyong City first lady Menchie Abalos,┬áto raise awareness (to obesity). Aside from the easy availability of fast foods anywhere, it is surprising to hear what Dr. Roberto Mirasol (Philippine Association for the Study of Overweight and Obesity) has to say about Filipinos outlook on being fat. In…

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Penitensya – Good Friday Crucifixion

A look into the Philippine Holy Week, where residents of Pampanga flagellate themselves to pay for their sins, going as far as getting nailed on the cross in exchange for prayers for their loved ones’ good health.

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