Feature Article

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Submitted By Chrisabe
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Wala nang higit na mas sasaya pa sa taong abot- kamay na ang kanyang pangarap. Simula bata, mayroon na tayong sariling mga pangarap, maging doctor, abogado, artista, bumbero at marami pang iba. At habang tayo’y lumalaki, unti-unti na tayong humakabang tungo sa pagtupad ng ating mga pangarap. Ngunit, papaano kung may mga bagay na humahadlang sa iyong mga mithiin? Kaya mo bang ipaglaban ito hanggang sa huli?

Si Mark Joseph ay mahusay sa pag-likha ng iba’t- ibang mga obra gaya na lamang ng pagpipinta, pagguhit, paggawa ng mga kasuotan, at paglikha ng iba’t- ibang mga akda. Siya ang bunso sa kanilang pamilya kaya alaga siya ng kanyang ina. Sa kabila ng lahat hindi lumaki sa layaw, nanatili siyang masunurin, tumutulong sa mga gawaing bahay, at higit sa lahat ay may mabuting puso. Bata pa lamang siya ay gusto na niyang makalikha ng marami pang mga obra, kaya nagsisikap siya sa pag-aaral at nage-ensayo ukol sa kanyang talento. Ngunit, may isang balitang gumibal sa kanilang pamilya, nang siya ay magtungo sa doctor upang ipasuri ang kanyang lumalaking paa, napagalaman nilang may kanser siya sa buto at kailangan nang mapagamot upang hindi lumala. Tumungo sila sa Maynila upang doon magpagamot at pansamantalang nanirahan sa asawa ng kanyang kapatid. Hindi naglaon ay bumalik din sila sa probinsya kung saan sila nakatira at doon na lamang ipinagpatuloy ang paggagamot. Sa kasamaang palad, umating sa punto na kinakailangan nang tanggalin ang kanyang kaliwang binti dahil nanganganib nang kumalat ang kanyang sakit sa iba pang bahagi ng kanyang katawan. Nawalan man siyang binti at huminto sa pag-aaral nananatili pa rin siyang matatag at pilit na lumalaban sa sakit na walang kasiguraduhan sa paglunas.

Dahil sa kanyang karamdaman mas nagkaroon siya ng inspirasyon upang gumawa muli ng mga obra. Nang bumalik sila sa Maynila upang magpa- chemotherapy ay nakapag-sulat siya ng…...

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