April 1, 1977

[p.1] Sierra Lakes Malacañan Palace Manila April 1, 1977 Life after Life -- The phenomenon of 12 people declared clinically dead and returned to life. Hair-raising as these experiences coincide with mine in August of 1974 when I was ill of black-water fever in the Philippine General Hospital. As I explained to the boys some..

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August 24, 1945, Friday

Information from the radio: A Japanese delegation arrived in Manila and left after all information required of them had been given. The schedule is as follows: MacArthur and staff will go to Tokyo on Tuesday, August 28. Formal surrender document will be signed in Tokyo on Friday, August 31. Truman announced V. J. Day will..

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October 2, 1944 (Monday)

Waking up early at 5:00 this morning, we started to get ready for our flight home. All dressed up, I weighed 73 kilos (i.e., 13 kilos over the normal); my handbag and portfolio weighed about 13 kilos and my main baggage 23 kilos. I carried, therefore, 59 kilos in total, instead of the limited 15..

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September 29, 1944 (Friday)

Lunch at the Daitōa Ministry at Daitōa Kaikan. Received lacquer cigarette set as gift. Despedida Visits. Said goodbye to the Masudas, Maruyamas, Nagasakis, Fr. Hoebbels and Sawadas; saw friends at Neo Studio. Despedida Dinner at the Embassy. A sumptuous dinner and a nice chat under the moonlit sky of Tokyo in autumn in the quiet..

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