01 April 2009
Lost and Found
A student, hands clasped in cooperation, and possibly a famous landmark or highway connecting the two areas.
What do tricycle drivers do when they find something left behind by their passengers? If the thing has no value nor any marks of identification, how do they return it? Posted in front of the passenger seat: a card for the Leyte Samar Student Org (since 1982). It has the curious nature of being hand-colored. I couldn't tell if it was photocopied, but if it wasn't-- wow.
(The organization is made up of students in the National Capital Region who are from Leyte and Samar. That this ID was found in a Paranaque trike shows the regionalistic tendencies of the Pinoy, and our predominantly migrant composition in the metropolis.)
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