|Lola Cristeta Alcober at the site of her garrison just outside of Tacloban.|
In 2002, Lola Cristeta Alcober, a surviving Filipina Comfort Women of WII, took me to Tacloban. All my that year, all she wanted me to do was bring her home. I told her, if you get yourself a polkadot bikini, we’ll go swimming off the shores. "Sige," she said. "Swimming na tayo."
|Lola Cristeta and me standing near the site of her former home.|
|Here is the friend Lola Cristeta ran into on the dirt path.|