TRINIDAD TECZON

Along with three other companions, she went to the courthouse in Kalookan to seize firearms. They overpowered the Guardia Civil and carried away their guns.

She with the revolutionaries in 12 battles under five Filipino generals and organized groups of women to nurse wounded Filipino soldiers.

she was given the title "Mother of Biak-na-Bato" by Gen. Aguinaldo.

Date of Birth: November 18, 1848
Place of Birth: San Miguel de Mayumo, Bulacan
Date of Death: January 28, 1928

Values Exhibited:
  Industriousness
  Patriotism
  Courage
  Love of others
  Leadership
  Determination

Learning Message:

Ang pagmamalasakit sa kapakanan ng kapwa ay para na ring pagmamahal sa sarili at sa Lumikha. (Concern for others is the same as love for one self and Creator.)

Ang katapangan ay dapat na may kaakibat na kakayahang gumamit ng nararapat na pamamaraan. (Courage must be coupled with the ability to use the appropriate strategy.)

Superheroes of Abundance
AURELIO TOLENTINO

A Katipunero, he joined Andres Bonifacio in searching for a secret headquarters in the mountains of Montalban and San Mateo. He was part of the group that visited Pamitinan CAve on April 12, 1895. It was in this cave that the Bonifacio declared his intention to fight for Philippines independence.

After the outbreak of the revolution in 1896, he was captured by the Spanish authorities. He was imprisoned for nine months.

He was one of the signatories of the Declaration of Philippine Independence in Kawit, Cavite on June 12, 1898.

During the American Period, he organized the Junta de Amigos, a group of Katipuneros that fought against the new colonizers.

A playwright, he wrote nationalistic plays that dramatize the Filipinos' fight for independence. His play Kahapon, Ngayon, at Bukas led to his second arrest in 1903.

Date of Birth: October 13, 1867
Place of Birth: Guagua, Pampanga
Date of Death: July 5, 1915

Values Exhibited:
  Nationalism
  Patriotism
  Courage
  Commitment

Learning Message:

Ang pagmamahal sa bayan ay maipamamalas a iba't ibang paraan. (Love of country may be shown in many ways.)

Wala nang hihigit pang kadakilaan sa pag-alay ng buhay sa bayan. (Nothing is nobler than offering one's life to the country.)


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