Filipino-American

ATLANTA — Three physical therapy graduates from the Philippines have asked a Superior Court here to stop the Georgia State Board of Physical Therapy from implementing “an unlawful and discriminatory policy” that prevents those trained in the Philippines, India, Pakistan and Egypt from taking the licensing exam.

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Lou del Rosario (l.) presents to Rotary Club Makati West president Eric V. Angeles a donation of P1,216,600 for the Gift of Life Program.

Businessman and philanthropist Lou del Rosario, past president of Rotary Club Elmsford, New York, donated $28,000 to Rotary Club of Makati West’s Gift of Life Program that saves lives of indigent children with congenital heart defects by providing them free heart procedures.

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CHERRIEBELLE HIBBARD

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — A security guard pleaded guilty to one federal charge of impersonating a United States Marshal in order to kidnap his cousin’s pregnant Filipino wife, bypass three airport security checkpoints and force her onto an airplane to the Philippines.

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St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center President Frank J. Cracolici congratulates NICU Nurse Manager Leonora (Nori) Yaun, RN, MA, recipient of the 2010 Care and Compassion Award.

Leonora Yaun, a nurse manager of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital (SLR) in New York City, is the recipient of the Care and Compassion Award at the hospital’s annual celebration of Pastoral Care Week.

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BENITO HONORIO

SAN JOSE, Calif. — A group effort, mostly through letter-writing by friends and community members, led to the release of Filipino immigrant Benito “Benny” Honorio awaiting deportation from a Yuba County Jail.

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