Feel Good News for a Change
Amidst the drudgeries of daily living, you here news that in some way lighten your load even for just a few minutes and make you forget about that nagging deadline, the traffic in the metro, that annoying billboard in EDSA, or that anonymous reader who has the guts to insult your intelligence but doesn’t have the ba**s to identify himself. There is still good news in Manila after all, or at least on a plane bound to Manila. A 22-year-old Filipino working student gave birth prematurely to a healthy baby boy onboard a KLM plane from Amsterdam. Because of this, the plane had to make an emergency stopover at Kazakhstan, but not before Betchel Banal broke her water bag, had labor pains, and finally gave birth to her son with the assistance of a Filipino doctor who was also a passenger and the plane’s flight attendant. Read more about this story here. I don’t know about you, but I sure do need to hear news of this nature a lot more often.