Actress-vlogger Rica Peralejo took to social media to share her sentiments about being a Filipino because the nation commemorates its one hundred and twenty fifth 12 months of independence.
In her Instagram web page, Peralejo expressed her contemplation, saying that she has a deeper appreciation of her Filipino id as she matures, citing her humble beginnings.
“Habang ako ay tumatatanda ay mas lalo akong nagpapasalamat na ako ay isang Pilipino. Na hindi yayamanin. Bakit? Sapagkat mas malalim ang aking pagunawa sa mas nakararami sa bansang ito. Kulang pa rin pero (maski) papano, mas could realidad ang pananaw ko sa buhay ng isang mamamayang Pilipino sapagkat hindi naging madali at kumportable ang buhay na aking kinamulatan,” she stated.
(As I get older, I’m more and more grateful to be a Filipino. Not somebody rich. Why? As a result of I’ve a deeper understanding of the bulk on this nation. It could nonetheless be missing, however in some way, my perspective on the lifetime of a Filipino citizen is extra grounded as a result of the life I grew up in was not simple or comfy.)
Peralejo expressed her hope to proceed enhancing her understanding of the nation within the years to return, with the intention of being of help, fueled by a heightened consciousness of varied points.
“Sana mas gumaling na din ako sa pag-Tagalog hahaha. Pero pilipit man ang pagbigkas ko ng ating wika sa kasalukuyan ay sana maintindihan niyong ako ay Pilipino parin, na nagpapasalamat na ginawang Pilipino ng Diyos… Maligayang araw ng kalayaan. Wag na sana tayong magpakulong, magpatali, magpaalipin, sa maski ano at kanino,” she stated.
(I additionally hope that I enhance my proficiency in talking Tagalog, hahaha. However regardless that my pronunciation could also be flawed for the time being, I hope you perceive that I’m nonetheless a Filipino, grateful that God made us Filipinos… Blissful Independence Day. Allow us to not enable ourselves to be imprisoned, or be tied down, or develop into slaves to anybody or something.)
She likewise prolonged her greetings to historians Ambeth Ocampo and visible artist Ben Cab who she encountered whereas her household was vacationing in Baguio Ciy.
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