Chivalry is not dead! Filipinos- if not for resiliency and hospitality, we are also known for our willingness to help our fellow without hesitation. Even if sometimes we are also skimpy. To some extent, a simple gesture like this could also mean saving a life, desperately wanting to break off from a seemingly formidable chain.
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The pandemic brought abrupt changes to the economy of the Philippines and somehow it altered our way of living and it is continuously paying a toll on our mental health. This seems to be out of the context but let us brighten up the mood a little and share the same sense of pride for our “kababayan” in Japan honored with his simple yet heroic act of saving a woman who tried to commit suicide in Asaka City bridge.
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Pinoy in Japan, Emil Rebejo Vega received an award after preventing a woman from jumping off a bridge in Asaka City, Saitama. According to a recent GMA News report, Vega said he saw the woman trying to jump off from a bridge on his way home. Promptly, he took off from his motorcycle and held the woman’s hand and asked for help from other motorists, who in turn called the police.
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Vega was originally from Leyte but has been living in Japan for 16 years. Because of what he did, he was given a citation by the Asaka City police force. He also garnered good feedbacks and praises from netizens specially in Facebook, congratulating him and expressing how fulfilling it is to be a Filipino.
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