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Reconciling the 1898 and 1946 Philippine-Independence Days

Part One of Two Articles.

By Bobby M. Reyes

My Filipino-Australian friend, Pol Bautista, sent me an e-mail yesterday, July 3, 2007, from Sydney. Pol said that the July 4, 2007, issue of the Philippine Star had an article that quoted my essay about the 1946 Philippine-Independence Day. Here are excerpts of the "Inside Cebu" column of Bobit S. Avila.

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