Father Was Never There. But He Promised To Be Home, Tonight.


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Her estranged husband called. He’s finally coming.

She’s Ligaya, a Filipna woman who lives and work in Los Angeles with her asthmatic son. They’re hesitant, tentative, prepping their live and their homes for an absent father and husband, not knowing what to expect.

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Because he finally wanted to make true his promises.

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They waited. Night came, and night went.

She made one last call, home, just as the cock crowed. They still had faith.

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