Click here to read the research essay, The Life of Redentor San Juan Senior, by Josephine Dy
Click on the links below to hear audio segments from a November 2005 interview by Josphine Dy with my Uncle Boy.
Uncle Boy was born on
When his father died at a very young age, Uncle boy had to take the place of his father as the head of the household. He had to support his mother, Nanay as well as his brothers and sisters, Yoly, Bebe, Manding, Jun, Ellen, Marlon and Rommel.
Uncle Boy tells us how the family was able to come
Petitioned by Tatay
Upon arriving from the
He tells us about the places that he was stationed during the Vietnam war.
Uncle Boy with his wife, Auntie Vangie,
describes his position held while in
Uncle Boys reflection of his military experience.
Uncle Boy and Auntie Vangie gives advice regarding joining the military
Grandson Dariuss Baptism
Father-In-Law, Alfredo, Mother-In-Law, Felicidad, Daughter, Ericka,
Wife, Vangie, Son, Redentor BJ Junior
Uncle Boy describes his experience when he first
Uncle Boy and Auntie Vangie
describe how Filipinos interacted with one another in
As a young man in the
At home in the
Although Uncle Boy does not regret coming to
He talks about the advantages of being able to go back
and forth to
He says that people come to
We end our interview with Uncle Boys reflection of where he considers his house to be.
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last revised: 12-19-05
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