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EDJOP: A Child of the Storm

Edgardo Gil Mirasol Jopson, popularly known as Edjop, was a labor rights activist during the reign of former President Ferdinand Marcos.

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Written By

Ed Maranan

Illustrated By

Ariel Santillan

Synopsis

Edgardo Gil Mirasol Jopson, popularly known as Edjop, was a labor rights activist during the reign of former President Ferdinand Marcos. He finished his grade school, high school and college education at the Ateneo de Manila University. After taking his bachelor of science degree in management engineering as a cum laude graduate of Ateneo, he enrolled at the University of the Philippines where he studied law for two years. On January 26, 1970, Edjop led the NUSP in the biggest student demonstration ever in Philippine history. In December 1970, Edjop was honored as one of the country’s Ten Outstanding Young Men (TOYM) for his leading role in the youth movement.

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10

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10 x 8 x 0.05

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Soft Cover

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This series aims to present role models for young people to emulate. Each story in the series contains a central theme that exemplifies a moral value or characteristic or an exemplary incident in the life of each principal character.

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