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amiel alcantara’s 1st year death anniversary – february 24, 2010

it is close to being one year since the death of amiel alcantara, the grade 4 student of ateneo de manila grade school. this is not easy to forget – our children who go to school are supposed to be home at 4 pm. the school, after all in our minds is one of the safest places for your young children to be in. this did not happen in february 24, 2009 for amiel.

amiel was crushed by a speeding van to the back of a CRV. he died shortly. i remember talking to pepe, amiel’s dad and asked him what happened that afternoon. he told me, he was in the car when he got the call about the news on amiel. he told me he screamed when he was told amiel had died.

i can only imagine the anguish and pain that pepe felt. but i do not think that what pepe felt can approximate the pain and loss he felt  even if i used the  most vivid imagination that i can muster.

it is a senseless loss. and it was a great loss. on the approach of the 1 year death anniversary of amiel, we hope and pray that he sits with the Lord in heaven in eternal peace. we also hope that the family of amiel, his parents, siblings and other relatives have learned to find peace in their hearts.

spot at the AGS parking lot where amiel died


amiel's urn at the garden in their taal batangas rest house


amiel's classmates from 4-manobo await for the amiel's hearse to leave the AGS grounds


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  1. February 15, 2010 at 9:34 pm

    any update on the Alcantara’s case?

  2. February 16, 2010 at 11:00 am

    apparently nothing much is happening on the case. it is still pending in the courts.

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