For years I celebrated diversity in New York without ever realizing the slice of ethnic diversity that I could still add to the pool — my being Ilocano. Given the excitement of the Big Apple, I forgot the fact that before I became a Filipino, I am an Ilocano first. — Merry Car


  1. Wonderful story; I think I need to congratulate you for I know from whence you came. It was not an easy row to hoe, but you did it! May the Lord’s blessings be with you always.

  2. Merry Car says:

    Hi Philippine Wanderer! Thanks for the lovely words and blessings!

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