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-= Of Choice And Necessity =-

By Jacques Phillip

Asking a westerner: "Hey, I heard you were going to work overseas. Why's that?"

Possible answers:

1. I want to acquire a more well rounded spectrum of experience.
2. I'm looking for a little career change.
3. I want to see how others do it.

Asking a Filipino: "Hey, I heard you were going to work overseas. Why's that?"

Guaranteed answer(s):

1. I have to feed my family.
2. I have to send my kids to school.
3. My parents need me to take care of them.
4. Since I am the oldest, I'm expected to put my 6 siblings through school.
5. I want a better life.

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