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I WAS THERE ~full version~

Submitted by on June 9, 2015 (1 year ago)
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I WAS THERE   ~full version~"Happy Birthday Mom!" bati sa akin ng anak kong si Jillian sa telepono.

"Thank you dear! By the way, sabi mo ngayon mo ipapakilala sa akin ang boyfriend mo."wika ko.

"Of course Mom. Actually nasa expressway na kami. Mas maaga pa sana kami nakabiyahe but nasiraan kami ng car kanina. Pero don't worry, by lunchtime nandiyan na kami."

"Good. I'm super excited na to meet him. Tsaka gusto rin siyang ma-meet ng mga friends ko na nandito ngayon sa house. Oh by the way, pinagluto ko kayo ng favorite mong caldereta."

"Oh. I love you Mom! Sobrang miss ko talaga luto niyo. Wala kayang makapantay sa sarap ng caldereta niyo."

"I know Iha. Kaya nga niluto ko yan dahil alam kong favorite mo yan. So ingat kayo ha. See you later."sabi ko sa aking anak.

I'm Alice, and today is my forty-eight birthday. Nakatira ako dito sa Batangas while my twenty-four year old daughter Jillian lives in Manila as she works sa isang engineering firm doon. Usually, twice a month kung dumalaw ang unica hija ko sakin dito. But that was before. For the past six months hindi na siya nakadalaw sakin dahil naging busy siya sa work niya and that was the time she told me she met Jerome.

As a mom, I know my daughter was very happy kay Jerome. Hindi palakuwento si Jillian about sa kanila ni Jerome, yet, I can tell just by how she mentions him to me over the phone na sobrang happy ang anak ko. Masaya ako para sa anak kong si Jillian. Hindi ko pa siy...

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