Joel Emmanuel

A slice of Joel Emmanuel's life.

Still Fighting

July 17, 2006: The day when I heard the words “You have cancer”. These words pierced through my heart. What can be more painful than hearing those words that you … Continue reading

July 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

“Sticks and Stones May Break My Bones, but Words Will Never Hurt Me.”

I would take these words literally and show everyone how well they are truly meant for me having undergone a most agonizing ten-hour bone operation to excise the bone tumor … Continue reading

July 26, 2009 · 3 Comments

Got a torn tire – Praise God!

Was driving home from Los Banos with Dad when we got a flat tire on the upper right side of the car approaching our City. Now, here goes the story. … Continue reading

February 23, 2009 · 1 Comment

Finding the ‘hidden forests’

My Dad, Paul Manalo, a National Consultant with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations had a travel at Bohol where he organized a media visit to their … Continue reading

December 24, 2008 · Leave a comment


I’m Joel Emmanuel… all of 19… from the Philippines. I spent my first five years in Malaysia, where my expat Dad worked as Senior Communication Officer of an ASEAN organization. … Continue reading

November 12, 2008 · 2 Comments

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