September 2013 is PINOY PRIDE month

The Philippines may have been experiencing a lot of problems lately (Zamboanga Crisis, Pork Barel Scam, Floods, Typhoons, etc) but these things cannot stop us from being happy and proud.

Let me tell you about the recent international accomplishments of some Filipinos.  We are just so proud of them.

Miss World 2013 ~ Megan Young

Miss World 2013 ~ Megan Young

Last Saturday (September 28, 2013) in BALI, Indonesia our very own Miss Philippines, Megan Young, was crowned Miss World 2013. She is the first ever Filipina to win this crown.

Kobe Paras (not the actual dunk)

Kobe Paras (not the actual dunk)

16 year-old Filipino, Kobe Paras took FIBA Asia 3on3 by storm knocking out team USA and Spain representatives in the World Championship Slam Dunk Contest!!!

Watch the video here: http://youtu.be/_FB3Hv3fVMc

Mutya Johanna Datul - Miss Supranational 2013

Mutya Johanna Datul – Miss Supranational 2013

On September 6, 2013 in Minsk, Belarus ~ Mutya Johanna Datul was crowned Miss Supranational 2013.  She bested 83 other contestants.  She is the first Asian and Filipina to win this competition.

Aldrich Lloyd Talonding and James Walter Bucong with Ellen DeGeneres

Aldrich Lloyd Talonding and James Walter Bucong with Ellen DeGeneres

Last September 12, 2013, The Ellen deGeneres Show aired its episode with Filipino YouTube sensations Aldrich Lloyd Talonding and James Walter Bucong.  

Dennis Orcollo & Lee Vann Corteza  - Champion World Cup of Pool

Dennis Orcollo & Lee Vann Corteza – Champion World Cup of Pool

The Filipino duo gave the country its third World Cup crown in eight editions of the tournament after nipping the Dutch pair of Neils Feijen and Nick Van den Berg, 10-8, in a pulsating championship match on Sunday at York Hall in Bethnal Green, East London.  Read More

In life happiness is always a choice. We Filipinos always choose to be happy. I choose to be happy! Problems will always be there but facing them with a smile makes life a lot easier.😀 ~jasper

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