As a college student you’re either struggling academically, financially, or spiritually. Or all 3
“I lived without out a computer and cell phone when I was your age.”
yeah well YOUR parents lived without a microwave and the polio vaccine but I don’t see you giving that up
“We married when we were very young. Very young! I was 14 and he was 16. We had to, because the Japanese were taking over. They were raping the girls. I had to be married, and he loves me.”
this lovely 86-year-old Filipino woman, whom I met two nights ago as I admitted her husband for COPD exacerbation, talking about the Japanese occupation of the Philippines during World War II.
"We have eight children, and all of them went to college. I didn’t go past Grade 4 but all our children did."