By Elaine Castillo
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How many lives can one individual lead in one lifetime? whilst Hero De Vera arrives in the USA, disowned through her mom and dad within the Philippines, she's already on her 3rd. Her uncle, Pol, who has provided her a clean commence and a spot to stick within the Bay quarter, is familiar with to not ask in regards to the first and moment. And his more youthful spouse, Paz, has realized adequate concerning the may and secrecy of the De Vera kinfolk to maintain her head down. purely their daughter Roni asks Hero why her fingers appear to scream with harm on the guidance wheel of the automobile she drives to assemble her from tuition, and merely Rosalyn, the fierce yet open-hearted beautician, has any desire of bringing Hero again from the dead.
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America Is Not the Heart by Elaine Castillo