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  National Literature Month (Pambansang Buwan ng Panitikan) was formally launched in Orion, Bataan, where Balagtas (Francisco Baltazar), the great poet from Bulacan, later worked as clerk of clerk, married and sired a large family (estimates range from seven to 12 children). Among those who laid wreaths before the seaside monument of the poet were his descendants, indigenous Aetas, Bataan Vice Gov. Cristina Garcia, Orion Mayor Antonio Raymundo Jr. and National Artist for Literature Virgilio S. Almario, chair of the […] The post Balagtas and the Aetas appeared first on Inquirer Lifestyle. ... more