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I’m adding my voice to the #breadwinnerStories. I want to honor and give a shout out to my grandfather Abe, my hero, tireless supporter and ally. Flight School has begun. My grandpa is 92 years young and served in the Philippine Airforce as well as spent many years as a flight instructor in the Philippines. I remember times where I'd fly with him from the airbase to Manila in his Cessna when I was about five years old. This year, I have a big goal. To obtain my solo flight pilot license/certificate. All this because I want to take my grandpa up in the air, to show him how his passion for flight and reaching for the skies has transferred into me. My Tatay has been an encourager, supporter, wisdom transferer and all around amazing father figure in my life. This is a small token of appreciation for him. I want to take all of the lessons he continues to teach me and bring it to life with him at the helm sometime this year. So wish me luck on this journey, cause it's a special one. One that will require things of me that I know first hand I lack, patience, concentration being the top two that come to mind. This first step to the next is for my Grandpa, and I am hoping in the next few months after I complete ground school and flight training with these hours in the sky, that I can take him with me and we can enjoy it together.
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