Newsbreak Voices: Life was hard, love was easy

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Newsbreak Voices: Life was hard, love was easy
Life was hard, says Magdalena, but love was easy. Julian was her first love, and he will be her last.

MANILA, Philippines – In San Miguel, Zambales, 74-year old Magdalena sleeps with her husband Julian in a tent under the stars. Life was hard, says Magdalena, but love was easy. Julian was her first love, and he will be her last.

Julian is ill and too weak to work, and it is Magdalena who cares for him. It is Magdalena who bought the tarp for the tent that has stood for 5 years on the beach of San Miguel.

5-minute listen. Written by Patricia Evangelista and Carlo Gabuco, read by Chay Hofileña, edited by Jaene Zaplan. If you missed the full story, you can read the text story here. – Rappler.com

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