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42 NATIVE SON PETER M. UNABIA RULES THE ROOST


44 LECHON MANOK NI SR. PEDRO: THE TASTE OF SUCCESS BY MIKE BAÑOS


48 WHOSE WOODS THESE ARE BY MIKE BAÑOS


50 WHERE HAVE ALL THE OLD TREES GONE? BY MIKE BAÑOS


52 LOCAL HERO THE KEYS TO THE CITY BY MARIO BANZON


54 ESSENCE OF PLACE THE HOUSES IN WHICH I HAVE LIVED BY CRISTINA PANTOJA-HIDALGO


60 ATELIER PAINT IT ART BY ROCHELLE C. PANGILINAN


66 ESTATESIDE VINCE ABAD SANTOS: HERITAGE, PASSION IN A NAME BY LOUIE JON A. SANCHEZ


68 PARTINGSHOT NENE ARCE: THE MAN WHO ‘SHOT’ CAGAYANOS BY MIKE BAÑOS


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