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My Dream

By Matang M. Rotitaake, Columban Seminarian   My name is Matang, and I am 24 years of age. My biological parents are Moaniba Rotitaake and Tokanikaiatetaanga Tumeka. I was adopted by Maeke Batiata and Eritia Ibeata. I come from the island of Kiribati (pronounced as Ki-ri-baz), also known as Gilbert Island, in the Micronesian region …

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Poverty Conquered Through Determination and Hard Work

  By: Jenefer Cervantes, Columban Scholar thru Fr. Jim Sheehy, SSC   It is often said that poverty hinders individuals and families from living a decent life. I would like to prove that this is only an opinion;  true for some, but not  for  others.   I am Jenefer Dawatin Cervantes, born on June 8, …

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