July 11, 1942

In some ways I live in a world of my own with these notes that are an outlet, saving wear and tear on other people. Perhaps everyone should keep notes for a healthy mind. Instead of church in the barrack room, I went to visit the shop. A list of the things that they have..

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July 11, 1942

Today is a happy-sad day for me. After going around Camp O'Donnell the past three days, I finally found PMA classmates Bart Cabangbang, Tom Tirona I used to chat with in Corregidor and Dodong Caballero, Joe and Rey Mendoza of the Bataan group that made me happy. However, I learned from them that my dear..

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July 10, 1942 – Friday

My birthday. Went to Mass at 7:30 a.m. and received Holy Communion. Asked God for an early return to Manila. This separation is terrible. My thoughts concentrated on home & Nucay. 10 a.m. took train for New York. Stayed with Chiquit, who gave dinner for me and invited Dr. & Mrs. Dujat. Quiet family reunion..

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