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Rivera allegedly burned all of Rizal’s letters and had the ashes sewn into the fabric of her wedding dress.
Image Wikipedia Commons"To Jose from his faithful cousin at fifteen years, eight months, and twenty-seven days. Leonor Rivera"These were the words Leonor Rivera wrote to Jose Rizal on the back of a photograph in 1880.At first glance, the words look innocent and ...
The story of how our national hero bungled his first attempt at having a girlfriend, and how he shrewdly managed to be engaged to two women at the same time.
Many Filipinos look up to national hero Jose Rizal for his admirable traits: courage, wit, intelligence, and patriotism. However, if there is one thing he repeatedly failed at, it was his quest for romance.Rizal was linked to numerous women in his day, ...
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