“To those who look upon us from afar, it must seem that the Filipino people have now descended into hell—into the valley of death. But we know that the patient and watchful men who said their simple prayers this morning in the hills of Bataan have not lost faith. . . . We, too, shall rise. We shall rise in the name of freedom, and the East shall be alight with the glory of our liberation! Until then, people of the Philippines—be not afraid!”
Though this looks like a wedding photo, it probably isn’t. Found together with photos taken during the Manila Carnival and Industrial Fair (February 4 to 12, 1922), this could have been an alternate setup to the one below.
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