I talked to the woman who cleans my house. She has left her six year old child for four years or so, to raise money to bring her over to Canada. While in Canada she takes cares of other children and knows that one day she will leave them, stop working for that family, and likely not see those children again, or at least only casually. A double whammy. Such sacrifice! How do they do it, I simply do not know. I hope that the Philipines changes their economy to be more self-sufficient through national resources or otherwise, so that mothers and fathers can stay with their children. They are, however, right now, my heros.
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