Reflection for Rizal's Eye-Opening Journey (the National Hero of the Philippines)

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Reminiscing the Life of Dr. Jose P. Rizal
A glance to his eye-opening journey

Submitted by:

Cornelio, Ruth Estabillo, Janine Obligado, Avelardo Odper, Renelyn Ora, Rex Reyes, Cristine Rosete, Jaysieca

Submitted to:

Professor Ortañes
Works, Writings, & Life of Rizal

September 27, 2010

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

We would like to express our gratitude to the following persons who have made this historical visit possible:

To our Professor, Mrs. Ortañes, for her support, encouragement, and wonderful ideas for letting us
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Back then, I was very angry at the Spaniards. As a college student, during our class we discuss about Jose Rizal’s works and life. Every time our professor explains the greatness of our national hero I couldn’t help but be amazed. These series of lectures give me a fascinating insight on our national hero’s life and works. As we go deeper in our studies about his life and works, we’ve become more interested to know about his life and its relevance to the Philippine democracy As a part of studying Rizal’s life, our class decided to go to historical places where Rizal had been through. Some of my group mates including me decided to go to where our national hero was born. On the 18th day of August we decided to meet at 8 o’clock in the morning at Gateway Cubao. We are all excited to visit the place, and of course we also think to take this event as a chance for us to bond with each other. Almost one hour of waiting for the whole group to be completed before we go to the bus station. From Cubao Terminal Station, it took us three hours to reach Calamba including the time we spent in taking our lunch at Waltermart Mall. We arrived at 11 o’clock in the afternoon and quickly found the old house of Dr. Rizal.

We observe the surrounding of the place and read some notes that are made to inform the visitors