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Alon

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For Whom the Bells Toll
« on: August 13, 2018, 06:58:20 AM »
Balangiga bells may return soon to Philippines

MANILA, Philippines The United States government has reportedly decided in favor of returning the Balangiga bells to the Philippines.

Prominent Eastern Visayas historian Rolando Borrinaga yesterday shared a message from Bellevue, Nebraska Mayor Rita Gomez Sanders, who told him about the supposed announcement from US Defense Secretary James Mattis.

The three bells were taken by the United States Army from the church of Balangiga town, Eastern Samar in 1901 during the Philippine-American war.


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Re: For Whom the Bells Toll
« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2019, 07:43:25 AM »
The bells are back in Eastern Samar.   :yes:

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