[Video] A King’s story: Life of first Aeta UP graduate featured in heartwarming short film

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  • The life of the first Aeta University of the Philippines graduate was featured in a heartwarming short film
  • Norman King graduated from UP-Manila in  2017
  • He gained the respect of many Filipinos when he attended the graduation rites wearing the traditional ‘bahag’ 

Prepare your tissues.

The life of the first Aeta University of the Philippines graduate was featured in a heartwarming short film.

On YouTube, the short film features the touching and inspiring story of how Norman King overcame all the hardships with the guidance of his mother.

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“In this touching story, witness how every ’pabaon’ from Norman King’s mom prepared him to overcome challenges to his indigenous identity and to become the first ever Aeta to graduate from the Philippines’ premier state university,” read the caption of the video.

The short film features all the struggles faced by King since he was a kid until he tried to change himself to be accepted by others.

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It also showed how he learned to accept himself and be truly proud of where he came from.

In 2017, he gained the respect of many Filipinos when he attended their graduation rites in UP-Manila while wearing the traditional “bahag” (loincloth).

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