Friends forever

news national 2 pix 1 nov. 11 2016Farmer Leader Danilo Ramos of Unyon ng mga Mangagawa sa Agrikultura (UMA) presented to Agrarian Reform Secretary Rafael ‘Ka Paeng’ Mariano, a poem he wrote for the latter’s 60th birthday.

Ramos recalled their younger days together fighting for the rights and welfare of peasants and farmers. Ka Paeng said, “fighting for what is right and true is tough. But with support from real friends like you, the fight becomes bearable and urges me on to continue and not give up.”