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Life in the Philippines amid the pandemic, recorded by a photographer forced to become part of her hometown once again

Since leaving the Philippines in 2006 to work in Hong Kong, at age 19, I hadn’t really lived in my homeland. But when a short visit in 2020 stretched into 19 months, I was forced once again to become part of my hometown. And there, in the place of my ancestors, my heart was broken repeatedly as friends, acquaintances and community members succumbed to the coronavirus.Cut off from my usual creative networks, I started documenting the lives of the people I grew up with. I was as scared of Covid…

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