Do you want to know who the real Aika and John are? A video showing the young lovers, whose story was featured in a Maalaala Mo Kaya‘s episode last February 18, can now be viewed online.
On Facebook, Filipino Vines posted a slideshow of Aika and John’s photos and videos; showing some of the happy memories of the couple behind the trending MMK episode “Love Me Now”.
In the aforementioned episode of MMK, on-screen partners Julia Barretto and Joshua Garcia portrayed Aika and John, respectively, whose love was tested when one of them was diagnosed with cancer.
Cancer-stricken Aika had been pushing John away because she knew that she could die anytime soon and she did not want to break his heart. John, on the other hand, remained by her side until a twist of fate occurred — John died in an accident while Aika finished her treatment and is now in remission.
The beautiful yet sad story of the lovely couple trended on different social networking sites.
Meanwhile, popular loveteam “JoshLia” gained praises for their superb acting.
Let’s go back to some of the heartbreaking scenes in MMK Love Me Now:
Now wipe your tears and let us all cherish the happy and sweet memories of Aika and John: