When do sports figures become heroes? The word “hero” is sometimes used far too freely nowadays. Many athletes have been called heroes, even if they make all sorts of fumbles in their personal lives, often failing to match the heroic feats they show in their respective sports.
Daily virus cases in Metro Manila and its surrounding provinces of Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna and Rizal have reportedly been declining after they were placed under enhanced community quarantine from March 29 to April 11, and then under modified ECQ from April 12, which will last until May 14.
The late Brazilian Roman Catholic Archbishop Helder Camara, one of the most prominent liberation theologians of Latin America, who was also called the ‘Bishop of the slums’, once famously said: “When I give food to the poor, they call me a saint. When I ask why they are poor, they call me a communist.”