Ever since he was 10 years old, Rosalio “Roy” Torrentira already knew what he wanted to become: a lawyer.
Now a newly-minted attorney at 29, Roy had tried all sorts of odd jobs — including being a taxi driver — to finance his law studies. Hard up financially but deadset on becoming a lawyer without succumbing to the lure of quick money, Roy is a symbol of katapatan.
Watch as he recounts his struggles in the pursuit of a dream. – Rappler.com
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